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8183


Gateshead


Ravensworth Castle, nineteenth century house (Nash house)


Ravensworth


NZ25NW


Domestic


House


Country House


Early Modern


C19


Ruined Building


Ruin. Remains of Ravensworth Castle. By Nash 1808, for Sir Thomas Liddell. Ashlar sandstone; Castle style. 4 storeys with door opening at ground floor, 2-light window opening under label moulds at first and second floor. Ruined third floor window opening. Historical note: some building work designed Sir Thomas' son Thomas Henry Liddell, about 1822. Building completed 1846. LISTED GRADE 2*


2321


5909


NZ23215909



Department of National Heritage, List of Buildings of Special architectural or Historic Interest, 11/67; Gateshead Council, 1999, Conservation Area Policy Guidelines, Strategies and Character Statements, Ravensworth Conservation Area, pp 61-63; Grace McCombie, 2009, Newcastle and Gateshead - Pevsner Architectural Guide, p. 13; North Archaeological Associates, 2006, Ravensworth Castle, Gateshead; North of England Civic Trust, 2008, Ravensworth Castle, Gateshead, Conservation Plan

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