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Monument (London) Lodges, Heckfield

Description: Monument (London) Lodges

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 136767

OS Grid Reference: SU7167661613
OS Grid Coordinates: 471676, 161613
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3491, -0.9722

Location: Basingstoke Road, Heckfield, Hampshire RG27 0LW

Locality: Heckfield
Local Authority: Hart District Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: RG27 0LW

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Listing Text

(West Side)

1/13 Monument (London) Lodges


- II

Early C19. Coupled lodges at the entrance to Stratfield Saye Park, taken
over as a national gift by the Duke of Wellington in 1817. 2 small 2 storeyed
units, symmetrical in form and arranged symmetrically on either side of
the entrance gate. Low-pitched hipped slate roofing, with a moulded cornice
of small modillions, continuous round the building and above and below
the pediment; small central chimney. Stucco walling; the front has a pediment
above a slightly projecting unit containing a blind arch above wide pilasters,
with an impost band (which is a 1st floor band, round each block), a central
window-opening, and plinth. On the inner (larger) sides each facade has
2 windows on 2 floors. Upper windows are 2-light casements. The ground-
floor being sashes in reveals (one a plain door). The gateway between
the lodges has 4 posts with ball finials, 2 pedestrian and double carriageway
gates, having curved upper rails.

Listing NGR: SP8106649667

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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