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No 181 and Adjoining Gatepost and Railing (Former Lodge to Highcliffe Castle), Highcliffe

Description: No 181 and Adjoining Gatepost and Railing (Former Lodge to Highcliffe Castle)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 101537

OS Grid Reference: SZ2057693402
OS Grid Coordinates: 420576, 93402
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7399, -1.7098

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

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Listing Text

1. (South Side)

No 181
and adjoining gatepost
and railing
(Former lodge to
Highcliffe Castle)
SZ 2093 13/409 14.10.53.


Several authorities date both lodges (Nos 179 and 181) at 1775 when the 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, barred
sashes. Small Doric porch. Iron railing and stuccoed gatepost joined to lodge

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: SZ2057693402

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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