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Terrace Retaining Wall, South of Lambton Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in North Lodge, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.8668 / 54°52'0"N

Longitude: -1.5367 / 1°32'11"W

OS Eastings: 429835

OS Northings: 552542

OS Grid: NZ298525

Mapcode National: GBR KDQ5.36

Mapcode Global: WHC45.CXHY

Entry Name: Terrace Retaining Wall, South of Lambton Castle

Listing Date: 23 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120961

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109391

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

NZ 25 SE
4/48 Terrace retaining
wall, south of
Lambton Castle

South terrace retaining wall. Circa 1822-8 by Ignatius Bonomi. Ashlar sandstone.

Tall buttressed wall runs east for c.90 metres then north-east for c.35 metres.
Later and shorter abutments between buttresses. Embattled parapet with semi-
octagonal, corbelled-out turrets above each buttress; similar square-plan turret
at west end; flight of stone steps at east end.

Unstable due to mining subsidence at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ2983552541

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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