Barnard L1230

Who are we?

Barnard Lodge is the oldest Masonic Lodge in Barnard Castle with its warrant being issued in 1869. We have a long history and we are happy to maintain the traditions of the Lodge which are based on a welcoming and friendly evening with due respect to the proceedings of the night but always delivered with a smile and sense of fun.

What we do

Barnard Lodge provides and friendly and informative lodge nights with a good sense of humour and friendliness being the basis of af an enjoyable evening with good food and good company.

Why join us?

If you are interested in joining our Lodge you will be made very welcome, please contact us on the email address and we will get in touch to arrange to talk.

When we meet

The First Friday every month at 6:45 pm except July and August.  Installation meeting February 5:30 pm start


Joining fee: £

Lodge subscriptions: £140

Typical dining fee: £13 for four course meal


facilities at Barnard Castle Masonic Hall


Masonic Hall, Newgate, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham, DL12 8NJ

Hall information

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Lodges that meet here


On Newgate. The blue line shows on street parking which doesn’t affect residents.


Main door access to the road.


Exits clearly marked.


Royal Arch Masons are judged on the content of their character, not any disability that they may have. We welcome everyone and we will always be ready to lend a helping hand when required.

Our meeting place was built before disabilities were fully considered; many have protected status making major adaptations difficult. But Freemasons in themselves will adapt and assist Companions, and visitors, to fully participate and enjoy the facilities.


Male and Female toilets.  An accessible toilet is not available.


The hall is small lending itself to a friendly and convivial evening amongst friends. The Chapter meeting room is on the ground level with 4 steps down to the dining area and facilities.



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