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Description: The Lodge and Gatepiers Attached (Pair of Gatepiers and Flanking Lodges)
Date Listed: 14 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 173805
OS Grid Reference: TQ8321954133
OS Grid Coordinates: 583219, 154133
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2569, 0.6244
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LEEDS ASHFORD ROAD
TQ 85 SW (south side)
3/72 The Lodge and Gatepiers
attached (pair of Gatepiers
and Flanking Lodges)
Pair of gatepiers, each flanked by a lodge, to grounds of Leeds
Castle. Early C20. Lodges: Roughly coursed stone with ashlared
dressings. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys on plinth with plat band and
slightly coved stone cornice. Conical roof to each, with
central stone stack. Each has regular fenestration of one two-
light ovolo-moulded mullion window to each floor to road and to
gateway elevations. Elevations to park each have one central
first floor window flanked by smaller 2-light frieze windows and
2 ground floor (but no central) windows. Central first floor
windows break through eaves with deep horizontal, slightly
corniced, stone pediments. Each lodge has small rectangular
ground-floor window immediately to road side of gates. Each has
ribbed door to gateway in rectangular stone architrave with
rectangular fanlight above, beneath central window to park side
of gates, up 2 steps, with iron handrail. Decorative rainwater
heads. Interiors not inspected. Gatepiers: each lodge attached
to gatepiers by an approximately 6 foot stretch of wall. Each
gatepier stone,rectangular, with moulded plinth, corniced top,
vertical fillet to each side and scroll between pier and wall. Each
pier surmounted by gadrooned urn.
Listing NGR: TQ8321654134
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Source: English Heritage
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