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Tower Lodge, Over Wyresdale

Description: Tower Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 182571

OS Grid Reference: SD6041853872
OS Grid Coordinates: 360418, 453872
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9794, -2.6050

Location: Abbeystead, Lancashire LA2 9BN

Locality: Over Wyresdale
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 9BN

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Listing Text


13/35 Tower Lodge
- II

House, early C19th, intended as lodge to Wyresdale Tower, a shooting lodge
which was never completed and is now a ruin. Rubble with hipped slate
roof. Rectangular on plan, with rounded corners. Gothick style. Now
appears to be of 2 storeys but has no original lst floor windows. South
wall, facing road, has 2 windows whose plain stone surrounds have pointed
heads. They now have modern casements, with glazing bars forming Y-tracery
above. Above and between them is a blank quatrefoil with circular stone
surround. Under the eaves at the right is a modern window with plain
reveals. Central chimney. The west wall has 2 similar window surrounds,
the left-hand one blank, the right-hand one with gothick glazing. Above
and between them is a blank quatrefoil similar to the one on the south
wall. The door, between bays, has a pointed head.

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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