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Piers, Walls and Gates, 60 Metres West of Harraton Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in North Lodge, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.8757 / 54°52'32"N

Longitude: -1.5546 / 1°33'16"W

OS Eastings: 428677

OS Northings: 553523

OS Grid: NZ286535

Mapcode National: GBR KDL2.70

Mapcode Global: WHC45.2QZ3

Plus Code: 9C6WVCGW+75

Entry Name: Piers, Walls and Gates, 60 Metres West of Harraton Lodge

Listing Date: 23 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323090

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109389

Location: Lambton Castle, County Durham, NE38

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: North Lodge

Built-Up Area: Washington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Burnmoor

Church of England Diocese: Durham

Tagged with: Wall Gate Gatepost

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NZ 25 SE
(South side)
4/46 Piers, walls and
gates, 60 metres
west of Harraton

Piers, walls and gates. Circa 1815 by Ignatius Bonomi for John Lambton, later
1st. Earl of Durham. Ashlar sandstone walls and piers; iron gates. Pair of
tall gate piers, 4 end piers and serpentine linking walls. Classical style.

Large 2-stage gate piers. Tall corniced lower stage has chamfered rustication,
set-back round-arched niche with console keystone and imposts. Shorter pedestal-
like upper stage has recessed carved panel (with Ram's head and festoon) flanked
by piers; plinth, dentilled cornice and blocking course break forward at ends.

Tall quadrant walls with plinth and stepped coping. Short end sections of
convex quadrant wall framed by battered piers with chamfered rustication and
shaped caps.

Pair of large gates with narrow side panels: close-set bars and dogbars with
spike finials; double top rail with linked half-circles.

Listing NGR: NZ2867753523

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