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Pair of Lodges and Adjoining Walls and Gates and Gatepiers, Circa 120 Metres East of Lodge Park, Sherborne

Description: Pair of Lodges and Adjoining Walls and Gates and Gatepiers, Circa 120 Metres East of Lodge Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130614

OS Grid Reference: SP1467512239
OS Grid Coordinates: 414675, 212239
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8086, -1.7885

Location: Sherborne, Gloucestershire GL54 3PP

Locality: Sherborne
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL54 3PP

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Listing Text

SP 11 SW
3/176 Pair of lodges and adjoining walls
and gates and gate piers, c120m
east of Lodge Park

Pair of lodges and adjoining walls and gate piers c120m east of
Lodge Park. Lodges, walls, gates and gate piers built c1898 by M.
King of London. Lodges; coursed squared and dressed limestone.
Slate roofs with ashlar stacks. Walls and gate piers ashlar. Cast
and wrought-iron gates. Basically square plan to each lodge with
later extensions walls curve away either side. Gate piers centre
with linking walls to lodges, the whole entrance being c50 in
width. Lodges; single storey with two 2-light stone-mullioned
casements with diamond leaded panes facing road. Segmental
pediments over each window continued as cornice either side. Band
and parapet with moulded capping above. Single light casement with
chamfered stone surround to right left of each lodge respectively,
with band and ramped parapet above. Access to each lodge via plank
door under an open-sided porch with banded column support concealed
by wall linking lodges to gate piers. Pyramidal roofs with ashlar
stack at apex. Interiors not inspected. Walls c2.5m in height
link lodges to gate piers. Single cast-iron gates within moulded
architraves with segmental pediment within each linking wall. Gate
piers c5m in height with alternating bands of vermiculated
stonework and cappings with moulded margins. Ball finials with
vermiculated bands on square vermiculated stone plinths. Double
gates with wrought-ironwork including Vitruvian scrolls. Ornate
wrought-iron overthrow incorporating with heraldic shield at centre
and the initials 'E.T.S.' (Emily Theresa Sherborne). Ramped walls
curve forwards right and left of lodges terminating in piers
similar to but smaller than those flanking the gateway. Four urns
arranged either side of gateway and in front of lodges. (Property
of the National Trust).

Listing NGR: SP1467512239

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Source: English Heritage

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