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Ravensworth Castle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lamesley, Gateshead

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Latitude: 54.926 / 54°55'33"N

Longitude: -1.6392 / 1°38'21"W

OS Eastings: 423217

OS Northings: 559094

OS Grid: NZ232590

Mapcode National: GBR JCZG.XY

Mapcode Global: WHC3X.SGL0

Entry Name: Ravensworth Castle

Listing Date: 18 November 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025151

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303833

Location: Lamesley, Gateshead, NE11

County: Gateshead

Civil Parish: Lamesley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Lamesley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(south side, off)

11/67 Ravensworth Castle

G.V. II*

Ruin. Remains of Ravensworth Castle. By Nash 1808, for Sir Thomas Liddell.
Ashlar sandstone; Castle style. 4 storeys with door opening at ground floor,
2-light window opening under label moulds at first and second floor. Ruined
third floor window opening. Historical note: some building work designed
Sir Thomas' son Thomas Henry Liddell, about 1822. Building completed 1846.

Listing NGR: NZ2321759094

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