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Startforth Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Startforth, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5415 / 54°32'29"N

Longitude: -1.9302 / 1°55'48"W

OS Eastings: 404616

OS Northings: 516254

OS Grid: NZ046162

Mapcode National: GBR GHYX.XR

Mapcode Global: WHB4L.B33Q

Entry Name: Startforth Lodge

Listing Date: 28 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121656

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111772

Location: Startforth, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Startforth

Built-Up Area: Barnard Castle

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

(East side)

11/181 Startforth Lodge


House. Early C19 remodelled and enlarged 1853 for Robert and Mary Lodge.
South and East elevations squared tooled stone with tooled ashlar dressings;
north wall coursed rubble, west wall rendered. Graduated Lakeland slate roof.

2 storeys, 3 + 1 bays. Chamfered plinth. Left part has central carved door
with 2 shoulder-arched glazed panels and 2-pane overlight, in open wood porch
under shaped spandrels and pent stone slab roof; slab above inscribed 'R & M
LODGE' with date. 12-pane sash windows with tooled lintels and slightly-
projecting sills. Hipped roof with 2 stepped-and-banded stacks on ridge.

2-bay right return shows similar sashes, with ground-floor canted bay on left
and 2-storey corniced bay on right. Rear shows central arched stair window,
with radial head in surround with imposts on keystone.

Interior: Inner door with coloured glass and overlight. 6-panel doors and
folding panelled shutters throughout. Arches on consoles to stair hall; dog-
leg cut-string stair with stick balusters, moulded newels, moulded and
wreathed handrail, curtail step and shaped tread ends.

Listing NGR: NZ0461616254

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

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