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Description: Cheltenham Lodges Including Gates, Gate Piers and Adjoining Walls
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130610
OS Grid Reference: SP1619113821
OS Grid Coordinates: 416191, 213821
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8228, -1.7665
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SP 11 SE
4/172 Cheltenham Lodges including
gates, gate piers and adjoining
Pair of lodges to Sherborne House (q.v.). Mid C19. Ashlar with
alternate ashlar and vermiculated quoins. Slate roofs with ashlar
stacks. Wrought and cast-iron gates. Lodges rectangular in plan.
Flat-roofed C20 extensions not of special interest. Lodges lie
either side of gates and gate piers. Walls curve away to right
and left of lodges, the whole entrance being c50m across. Lodges
single storey each with a symmetrical 1:1:1 windowed facade with
triangular pediment over central bay. Central bay breaks forwards
slightly. Twelve-pane sashes. Sash lighting central bay within
surround with alternating vermiculated and ashlar quoins. Sashes
either side within moulded and lugged architraves. Moulded
cornice. Entrances in returns facing gateway comprising 6-panel
doors within shallow stone porches with triangular pediments.
Pyramidal roofs with stacks at apex. Simple single wrought-iron
gates within moulded and lugged surrounds within walls linking
lodges to gate piers. Rectangular gate piers with alternate
vermiculated and ashlar quoins. Shell alcove on both sides of
piers. Moulded cappings with large ball finials with vermiculated
band on square vermiculated plinth (q.v. gate piers at entrance to
Lodge Park). Simple double wrought-iron gates with scrollwork
decoration. Wrought iron overthrow incorporates the Sherborne
Arms. Ramped walls c2-3m high curve away either side terminating
in piers similar to gate piers but on smaller scale and without
Listing NGR: SP1619113821
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Source: English Heritage
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