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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: IRON GATES, POSTS AND RAILINGS 200 METRES NORTH WEST OF LAMBTON CASTLE

List entry Number: 1311161

Location

IRON GATES, POSTS AND RAILINGS 200 METRES NORTH WEST OF LAMBTON CASTLE

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

County District District Type Parish
County DurhamUnitary AuthorityNorth Lodge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Feb-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 109395

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History

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Details

NORTH LODGE LAMBTON PARK 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) II*

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

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National Grid Reference: NZ 29649 52674

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