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Description: Lewell Lodge
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105979
OS Grid Reference: SY7321888493
OS Grid Coordinates: 373218, 88493
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6955, -2.3805
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SY 78 NW WEST KNIGHTON
6/87 Lewell Lodge
Detached house in grounds with Gothic detailing. c.1796 for Adair
Hawkins and extended shortly afterwards. Brick walls, mostly
rendered in stucco. Slate roofs, with gable ends. Gable stacks.
Plan: rectangular Georgian plan with a central through hall
containing staircase, and two rooms to each side. Two storeys with
cellars and attics. 3 windows, sashes with pointed heads, marginal
glazing bars and cross bars, wooden cills and separate returned
labels over each window. Porch entrance at centre, 2 leaf plank
doors in a pointed archway. Returned labels over. East gable wall
has a 2 storey canted bay window, 1 : 3 : 1 light with the same
detailing. North east wing added early C19, 3 light window to
ground floor and two 2 light windows to first floor, same gothic detailing.
French window on gable end. Interior: the hall staircase has
cusped tracery between the balusters and there are stained glass
shields of arms in two of the windows; otherwise the fittings are in
the ordinary classical style of the period and include some original
decorated iron fire grates. (R.C.H.M. Dorset II, p.137 (6)
Hutchins II, 500).
Listing NGR: SY7321888493
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Source: English Heritage
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