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East Lodge to Rokeby Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Rokeby, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5145 / 54°30'52"N

Longitude: -1.8689 / 1°52'7"W

OS Eastings: 408587

OS Northings: 513249

OS Grid: NZ085132

Mapcode National: GBR HJD7.6G

Mapcode Global: WHC5R.8S9H

Entry Name: East Lodge to Rokeby Park

Listing Date: 12 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121678

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111726

Location: Rokeby, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Rokeby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text


14/136 East Lodge to
Rokeby Park



Gate Lodge, early C19 for J.B.S. Morritt. Ashlar; C20 felted roof with brick
stack. Greek Revival style. Pedimented gable front; 2 steps up to Greek
Doric distyle-in-antis porch, enclosing 6-panel door with raised blocks where
rails join stiles, in panelled stone surround. Block corbels to eaves. Small
ridge stack. 2-bay returns show broad recesses with renewed 9-pane sash
windows in panelled surrounds, and central domed niche holding moulded stone
urn. Rear similar door flanked by 2 recesses with small inserted windows.

Historical note: The artist J.S. Cotman mentions in a letter that he had made
suggestions to Mr. Morritt about the lodges, which Morritt intended to take
(Holcomb, 'John Sell Cotman in the Cholmley Archive', North Yorks. County
Record office publication No. 22, 1980).

Listing NGR: NZ0858713249

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

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