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The Lodge, and Entrance Gateway and Gates to Crichel House, Witchampton

Description: The Lodge, and Entrance Gateway and Gates to Crichel House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 107594

OS Grid Reference: ST9927407105
OS Grid Coordinates: 399274, 107105
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8635, -2.0117

Location: 2 Lawrence Lane, Witchampton, Dorset BH21 5AR

Locality: Witchampton
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH21 5AR

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Listing Text


4/135 The Lodge, and
entrance gateway and
gates to Crichel


Entrance gates to park, with attached lodge. Dated, on lodge, 1874.
Rock-faced ashlar walls, flat roofs with parapets, - some battlemented.
Gateway has a central section, with semi circular arch, flanked by 2 lower
sections, each with shouldered arches. Central section has battlemented
parapet, with turrets at each end. String course and corbel table at base of
parapet, with coat of arms above the arch, - this flanked by buttresses. Left
of this, the lower section forms entrance porch to lodge, with shouldered
arch, and battlemented parapet. Right of the main archway another lower
section, with shouldered arch, battlemented parapet, and projecting turret at
right end. Groined vault to main arch. Ornamental iron gates to all 3
openings. Lodge at left end, projects at right angles to gateway. Single
storey, with battlemented parapet. 3 stone mullioned windows with cast iron
lattice glazing. Later single storey addition at front, in matching
construction, with plain parapet.

Listing NGR: ST9927407105

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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