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2 Arcaded Garden Walls, Piers and Stone Lions to North and West of Lambton Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in North Lodge, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8675 / 54°52'3"N

Longitude: -1.537 / 1°32'13"W

OS Eastings: 429810

OS Northings: 552627

OS Grid: NZ298526

Mapcode National: GBR KDQ4.1X

Mapcode Global: WHC45.CX9B

Entry Name: 2 Arcaded Garden Walls, Piers and Stone Lions to North and West of Lambton Castle

Listing Date: 23 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323091

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109392

Location: North Lodge, County Durham, DH3

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: North Lodge

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Burnmoor

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NORTH LODGE LAMBTON PARK
NZ 25 SE
4/49 2 arcaded garden
walls, piers and
stone lions to
north and west of
Lambton Castle
GV II

Walls, piers and carved lions. Probably mid C19 ashlar walls and piers; 2
carved stone lions c.1862 by Beale of Newcastle(lions, originally on gables
of demolished Great Hall of Lambton Castle, moved to current position c.1932).

2 separate walls have tall plinths and low arcaded upper sections with regularly-
spaced piers, narrow trefoil-headed pierced arches and moulded coping. L-plan
wall to north of castle, running west for c.55 metres then south for c.15 metres,
has taller square-plan piers, with chamfered edges, at ends and north-west
corner; south-west pier supports a life-sized lion squatting on hind legs and
clasping an ornamental spear. Straight wall, to west of castle, runs west for
c.70 metres; identical taller piers at west end and near east end, the latter
pier supporting an identical stone lion.

Included for group value.


Listing NGR: NZ2981052627

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