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Description: Park Lodge
Date Listed: 2 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 108617
OS Grid Reference: SY8515483089
OS Grid Coordinates: 385154, 83089
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6473, -2.2113
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SY 88 SE EAST LULWORTH PARK LODGE
Detached house. C17, altered C18. Brick walls, colourwashed, tiled roof, central
brick stack with projecting piers and recessed cap. Two-room lobby-entrance plan,
with projecting porch/staircase tower in centre of front wall. Single-storey rear
lean-to with rubble stone walls and tiled roof. Two storeys and attics. Projecting
wing has, on ground floor, a segmental-headed doorway. Above this a projecting
brick arch of two orders - the inner order of bricks set diagonally to form a
"dentil" arch - small blocked opening within the arch. String course above arch.
First floor has a two-light stone mullioned window under similar arch. Attic, in
half-hipped gablet has a small two-light stone mullioned window. On each side of
the projecting wing, ground and first floors each have a two-light stone mullioned
window - under similar arches. String course above ground floor arches.
Internally, main ground floor rooms have large open fireplaces with moulded timber
lintels. One first floor room has fireplace with bolection moulded surround.
Panelled doors in C17 moulded frames. Staircase, early C18, with widely spaced
heavily moulded balusters. Blocked windows indicates this staircase replaces an
earlier one - possibly a newel stair. Queen post roof. Cellar under eastern
section once used as the Dower House to Lulworth Castle.
A house of unusual character.
RCHM Monument 4.
Listing NGR: SY8515483089
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Source: English Heritage
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