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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: NORTH GATEHOUSE AND WALLS ATTACHED ENCLOSING CASTLE; GATE HOUSE FORMERLY LISTED AS 'PORTER'S LODGE'

List entry Number: 1338626

Location

NORTH GATEHOUSE AND WALLS ATTACHED ENCLOSING CASTLE; GATE HOUSE FORMERLY LISTED AS 'PORTER'S LODGE'

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

County District District Type Parish
County DurhamUnitary AuthorityRaby with Keverstone

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 14-Sep-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Sep-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111448

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History

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Details

RABY WITH KEVERSTONE RABY PARK NZ 1221 16/83 North gatehouse 14/9/66 and walls attached enclosing castle; gatehouse formerly listed as 'Porter's Lodge'

GV I

Castle gatehouse and castle wall. C14, with C18 alterations by J. Carr. Coursed sandstone blocks with ashlar dressings; wall of similar materials. 2-storey gatehouse. Wide segmental portcullis arch under corbelled balcony; 2-light window above with cusped ogee heads; machicolations below top parapet with crenellations. Flanking turrets,narrower at left, crenellated, with square-headed chamfered surrounds to door at left, and to 3-foil-headed window at right. Machicolated returns to turrets. Life-size figures on battlements resited from east barbican, now demolished, and from guard tower. Flanking walls stepped down, with blind quatrefoil decoration, to lower turrets. From these the encircling wall, reduced to c. one metre above level of castle yard, tops retaining wall along inner edge of moat, with square projections, flat buttresses, battered lower courses on south,and segmental-arched entrance from moat on south-east.

Listing NGR: NZ1288521834

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National Grid Reference: NZ 12890 21841

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