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Entrance Screen to North East of Castle Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Brancepeth, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7354 / 54°44'7"N

Longitude: -1.6555 / 1°39'19"W

OS Eastings: 422279

OS Northings: 537881

OS Grid: NZ222378

Mapcode National: GBR JFWP.C8

Mapcode Global: WHC4W.J7WL

Entry Name: Entrance Screen to North East of Castle Lodge

Listing Date: 10 May 1967

Last Amended: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159096

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109922

Location: Brancepeth, County Durham, DH7

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Brancepeth

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Brancepeth

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 2237
(South end)
15/41 Entrance screen to
10/5/67 north-east of
Castle Lodge
(formerly listed
as Gate Piers to
Brancepeth Castle)
Gateway comprising 8 piers, linking walls, gates, railings and overthrow.
Mid C19. Ashlar sandstone piers and walls; iron gates, railings and overthrow.
Central carriageway flanked by narrower pedestrian entrances. Tall pair of
panelled square-plan piers, flanking carriageway,have chamfered caps and
crowning carved stone urns. Similar lower pairs of piers, flanking both
pedestrian entrances, are crowned by vases with gadrooning. Similar end piers.
4 dwarf walls, linking the piers between the 3 entrances and the end piers,
have plinths and projecting chamfered copings. Central 2-leaf gate has rising
curved middle and top rails and closely-spaced uprights with spear-headed
finials above small X-scrolls, increasing in height towards centre. Similar
railings in pedestrian entrances and on the dwarf walls. Simple curved
overthrow with central spherical glass lamp.

Listing NGR: NZ2228237885

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

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