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Lambton Castle

Hob Uid: 24707
Location :
County Durham
North Lodge
Grid Ref : NZ2983052580
Summary : Castellated country house constructed circa 1820-28 by Ignatius Bonomi incorporating the core of the 18th century Harraton Hall. An extension was added to the house by 1860, this was demolished in 1932. Further work took place on the house in 1862-65. It is constructed of ashlar sandstone with Welsh slate roofs.
More information : NZ 29835258. Lambton Castle on Site of (NAT). Harraton
Hall (NR). (1)

Lambton Castle, an early 19th century building on the site of
Harraton Hall, built 1600 and demolished 1797. (2-4)

Still in use and in good condition.

See Ground photographs. (From the NW and S).

Published Survey (1:2500) Correct. (5)

Castellated country house constructed circa 1820-28 by Ignatius Bonomi incorporating the core of the 18th century Harraton Hall. An extension was added to the house by 1860, this was demolished in 1932. Further work took place on the house in 1862-65. It is constructed of ashlar sandstone with Welsh slate roofs. (6)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1921
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Boyle JR. 1892. County of Durham, 438
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Wordyce W. 1857. History of Durham 2, 627
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Surtees R. 1820. History of Durham 2, 182 184-5
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 ISS 30-JAN-80
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Source Number : 6
Source : Register of parks and gardens of special historic interest in England
Source details : Durham
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : C18 construction
Monument End Date : 1799
Monument Start Date : 1700
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Constructed c1820-28
Monument End Date : 1828
Monument Start Date : 1820
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Extended 1860
Monument End Date : 1860
Monument Start Date : 1860
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Further work 1862-65
Monument End Date : 1865
Monument Start Date : 1862
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Partly demolished 1932
Monument End Date : 1932
Monument Start Date : 1932
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Extant Building

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 109390
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NZ 25 SE 12
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON NZ 25 SE 12
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1980-01-30
End Date : 1980-01-30