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Former Lodge to Highcliffe Castle, Highcliffe

Description: Former Lodge to Highcliffe Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 101536

OS Grid Reference: SZ2055593395
OS Grid Coordinates: 420555, 93395
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7398, -1.7101

Location: Lymington Road, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 5EG

Locality: Highcliffe
Local Authority: Christchurch Borough Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH23 5EG

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Listing Text

1. (South Side)

No 179
(Former lodge to
Highcliffe Castle)
SZ 2093 13/408 14.10.53.


Several authorities date both lodges (Nos 179 and 181) at circa 1775 when house
for the Earl of Bute was built by Adam or Capability Brown but architectural appearance
that of 1830 when present castle was built. Stuccoed with wide eaves and hipped
slate roof. 2 storeys, road facade with centre, round arched, recess containing
blank window space. Flanking side recesses surmounted by panels. 2 windows, those
on side facing drive flanked by pilasters with niches. Windows, barred sashes
and large contemporary angled bay.

The former boundary wall of Highcliffe Castle forms a group with Nos 179 and 181,
the milestone opposite and St Mark's Parish Church, its Lychgate and the War
Memorial in the churchyard.

Listing NGR: SZ2055593395

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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