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© Mr Alan Bradley LRPS

IoE Number: 385606
Location: DEER SHELTER IN AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK, AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK
  BISHOP AUCKLAND, WEAR VALLEY, DURHAM
Photographer: Mr Alan Bradley LRPS
Date Photographed: 31 May 2002
Date listed: 21 April 1952
Date of last amendment: 21 April 1952
Grade I

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BISHOP AUCKLANDNZ2130AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK634-1/8/94Deer shelter in Auckland Castle Park

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.

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