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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: DEER SHELTER IN AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK

List entry Number: 1297608

Location

DEER SHELTER IN AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK, AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
County DurhamUnitary AuthorityBishop Auckland

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 21-Apr-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 385606

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Details

BISHOP AUCKLAND

NZ2130 AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK 634-1/8/94 Deer shelter in Auckland Castle Park 21/04/52

GV I

Deer shelter. c1760. For Bishop Richard Trevor. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings. Roof missing. Gothick style. Rectangular enclosure formed by arcaded walks with solid walls on inside, arched entrance at north-east and tower at south-west. Outer walls have pointed arches, 15 on each long side, with voussoirs resting on impost mouldings of square piers. Crocketed pinnacles on diagonal corner buttresses and on piers flanking entrance arch. 2-stage tower flanked by 6 arches each side has canted battlemented ground-floor projection with pointed arched windows, glazing missing. Blind cross slits above arcades, and on gateway and tower. First floor has blind quatrefoils. North-west passage has opening on inner face to central enclosure. Passages have internal cross arches at corners, with some brick patching.

Listing NGR: NZ2159530444

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National Grid Reference: NZ 21595 30444

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