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Description: North Lodges and Gateway of Lea Castle
Date Listed: 18 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157130
OS Grid Reference: SO8460279573
OS Grid Coordinates: 384602, 279573
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4139, -2.2278
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WOLVERLEY & COOKLEY CP CASTLE ROAD (west side)
SO 87 NW Cookley
6/138 North Lodges and gateway
of Lea Castle
Two lodges and gateway. Early C19 with some mid-C20 alterations. Brick with
tile roofs. The gateway has a crenellated parapet, tripartite entrance, large
Tudor arch flanked by two small Tudor arches. Right-hand lodge: two-storey
tower with angle buttresses, crenellated parapet, a pointed single-light
window with label at first floor. Ground floor: window of two pointed lights
under a square head with label; to right a single-storey block with a similar
2-light window. Left-hand lodge is a mirror image; entrance to houses are
from the carriageway. (BoE, p 124; Reid, P: Burke's and Savills Guide to
Country Houses, Volume II, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Worcester-
shire, 1980, p 215).
Listing NGR: SO8460279573
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Source: English Heritage
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