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South Lodge to Witton Castle with Walls and Piers Attached and C.3 Metres to South-East

A Grade II Listed Building in Low Etherley, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6595 / 54°39'34"N

Longitude: -1.7523 / 1°45'8"W

OS Eastings: 416074

OS Northings: 529409

OS Grid: NZ160294

Mapcode National: GBR JG6K.FG

Mapcode Global: WHC57.14TS

Entry Name: South Lodge to Witton Castle with Walls and Piers Attached and C.3 Metres to South-East

Listing Date: 19 June 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121798

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111400

Location: Evenwood and Barony, County Durham, DL14

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Evenwood and Barony

Built-Up Area: Low Etherley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Witton-le-Wear

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 12 NE
(North side)
South Lodge to
19/6/75 Witton Castle
with walls and
piers attached
and c.3 metres
to south-east


Lodge to Witton Castle (q.v.), with walls and piers in front. Probably early
C19. Lodge coursed sandstone rubble with ashlar quoins and dressings; roof not
visible. Walls and piers coursed squared sandstone with ashlar coping.
Castellated style. High one-bay gatehouse with 2-storey, 2-bay lodge attached
to left. Low 2-centred heads to portcullis-style entrance arch, with machicolated
parapet above and side arrow slits. Lodge has chamfered surrounds to paired
ground-floor lancets under smaller paired low-2-centred headed lights in right
bay; left bay blank. Parapet has chamfered coping, battlemented over arch;
rear right angle turret. C20 front left addition not of interest. High wall
attached to left has flat coping; square pier at left end has stepped coping
and is rusticated.

Similar pier about 2 metres south-east of lodge arch forms left of pier of side
entrance to estate; right pier is battlemented.

Listing NGR: NZ1607429409

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

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