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North Lodges Lulworth Castle, Coombe Keynes

Description: North Lodges Lulworth Castle

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 2 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 108554

OS Grid Reference: SY8483183344
OS Grid Coordinates: 384831, 83344
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6496, -2.2159

Location: Coombe Keynes, Dorset BH20 5QP

Locality: Coombe Keynes
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 5QP

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There is also a scheduled monument, Lulworth Castle North Lodges and Park Walls, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


II *


GATE LODGES AND GATEWAY. Dated 1785. Walls of ashlar on brick backing. Lodges
have C20 concrete roofs. They are of two storeys, triangular in plan with rounded
turrets at the angles. Gothic style based on Lulworth Castle. Moulded string
course at first floor level; moulded cornice below embattled parapet. Main windows
of two lights, each with 4-centred head, contained in square surround. Doorways
(in NW walls) also with 4-centred heads. The turrets have loop-lights trefoiled
at head and foot. Few internal fittings survive The gateway consists of two
narrow openings with segmental heads flanking the main gates (plain wrought iron)
hung from rectangular piers with round-headed niches below oval panels bearing
weld arms and the date. (RCHM Dorset, II, p.149). Scheduled Ancient Monument
Dorset 755.

Listing NGR: SY8483183344

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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