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Gatehouse 120 Metres North East of Kirkleatham Hall Farm

A Grade II* Listed Building in Dormanstown, Redcar and Cleveland

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Latitude: 54.5897 / 54°35'23"N

Longitude: -1.0791 / 1°4'44"W

OS Eastings: 459604

OS Northings: 522006

OS Grid: NZ596220

Mapcode National: GBR NHXC.5H

Mapcode Global: WHF80.DWCT

Entry Name: Gatehouse 120 Metres North East of Kirkleatham Hall Farm

Listing Date: 23 June 1952

Last Amended: 29 April 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160114

English Heritage Legacy ID: 60328

Location: Redcar and Cleveland, TS10

County: Redcar and Cleveland

Electoral Ward/Division: Dormanstown

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Kirkleatham

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

NZ 52 SE
4/72 Gatehouse, 120m north-east
of Kirkleatham Hall Farm
23.6.52 (formerly listed as
Kirkleatham Hall archway)
G.V. II*

Ornamental gatehouse, c.1780, possibly by John Carr. Dressed sandstone with
brick inner leaf to towers. Roofs missing. Gothick style. 2 octagonal
2-storey towers linked by bridge, form elliptical-headed opening with
archivolt and roll-moulded imposts continued as string courses. West face
of each tower has blocked pointed chamfered doorway under hoodmould, and
blocked cusped ogee-headed window on first floor. Blind cross-arrowloops on
ground floor of flanking faces. Bridge has blind quatrefoils in
lozenge-shaped panels. Continuous coved cornice and embattled parapet,
merlons and embrasures now partly missing. Returns have arrowloops on first
floor. East face: similar to west face but with blind windows, holding
blocked trefoil openings in tympana, on ground floor. Imitation cannon
barrels project from square spandrel panels of hollow-chamfered,
roll-moulded central opening, with inner moulded order in head of arch.
Interior: north tower has remains of newel stair. South tower has remains
of vaulted ceiling to ground-floor chamber. Disused and dilapidated at time
of resurvey. N.M.R. photograph: AA53/12863: 1953. On former driveway to
Kirkleatham Hall, demolished 1955.

Listing NGR: NZ5960422006

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

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