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Iron Gates, Posts and Railings 200 Metres North West of Lambton Castle

A Grade II* Listed Building in North Lodge, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.868 / 54°52'4"N

Longitude: -1.5395 / 1°32'22"W

OS Eastings: 429649

OS Northings: 552675

OS Grid: NZ296526

Mapcode National: GBR KDP4.HR

Mapcode Global: WHC45.BX40

Entry Name: Iron Gates, Posts and Railings 200 Metres North West of Lambton Castle

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311161

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109395

Location: North Lodge, County Durham, DH3

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: North Lodge

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Burnmoor

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 25 SE
4/52 Iron gates, posts
1/2/67 and railings 200
metres north-west
of Lambton Castle
(previously included
in the Civil Parish
of Harraton)

Posts, gates and railings at north-west drive to Lambton Castle. Circa 1820
possibly designed by Ignatius Bonomi. Wrought iron. Large and elaborate
gateway: 4 posts, defining carriage and pedestrian entrances; flanking serpentine-
plan railings.

Tall posts have corner bars rising to ogee tops with elaborate finials; paired
rails with decorative infill including spirals and scrollwork; central lozenges
with rams' heads (Lambton insignia). Pair of carriage gates and flanking
pedestrian gates have close-set bars and scrolled ogee crests; similar decorative
infill between rails; each leaf of carriage gates has a central panel with
Achievement of Lambton Arms. Railings have close-set standards with spiked-
ball heads and regularly-spaced narrow panels with latticing, scrollwork and
ogee crests.

Stone end piers and walls beyond are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2964952674

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

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