If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.
Description: Rookesbury Lodges
Date Listed: 24 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 146547
OS Grid Reference: SU5817412406
OS Grid Coordinates: 458174, 112406
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9082, -1.1740
Explore more of the area around Soberton, Hampshire at Explore Britain.
SU 51 SE SOBERTON
9/4 Rookesbury Lodges
(Nos. 1 & 2)
Two identical lodges, linked by a rail and gate-posts, being the former entrance
to Rookesbury (House), in Wickham parish. Early and mid C19. Stucco. Single-
storeyed buildings of classical form, extended at the rear. The main facades
face each other and are symmetrical, of three units framed by four pilasters,
containing a doorway in each outer unit. A simple Order with Greek mouldings
has an entablature across the facade, plain pilasters with cap and base, and a
plinth: the doorways have a cornice, friezes with three roundels, an architrave,
and half-glazed doors. Each end has a window within corner pilasters, but the
lower extensions are of brickwork on the roadside elevation and stucco towards
the park: one outside and two inside sash windows. The extensions continue
along the roadside as high brick boundary walls. From mid-points in each main
facade there extends a low wall with a stone capping, surmounted by cast-iron
rails, and ending on gate piers of simple form in stucco (the original gates
Listing NGR: SP6193022817
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
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.