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Description: Park Lodge
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 148579
OS Grid Reference: SO9601737821
OS Grid Coordinates: 396017, 237821
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0388, -2.0595
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OVERBURY CP -
SO 9637 - 9737
10/126 Park Lodge
Lodge to Overbury Park. 1902-3 by Ernest Newton for Richard Biddulph
Martin. Coursed dressed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings, stone tiled
roof laid in diminishing courses with overhanging bracketted eaves, gable-end
parapets with ball finials and ashlar ridge stack with moulded capping. Also
limestone rubble west end chimney with tiled offsets and two shafts. L-plan,
main range of three bays aligned east/west with single-bay south wing. Single
storey and attic with chamfered plinth and attic-level string course to south
wing. South front elevation: windows all have leaded casements. Main part
has a single-light ground floor window with a dripstone and, to left, the main
entrance with a moulded flat canopy on plain corbels and a half-glazed door.
South gable end to left has two ground floor 2-light chamfered mullioned windows
and a 3-light chamfered mullioned attic window, all with hoodmoulds. East gable
end facing road has an ashlar canted bay window with a moulded cornice and a 2-
light chamfered mullioned attic window above with a hoodmould. The date AD 1903
is inscribed on a quoin to the left side of the east gable end. (Newton, W G:
The Life and Works of Ernest Newton, London, 1925).
Listing NGR: SO9601737821
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Source: English Heritage
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