Lodge Cottage, Oadby and Wigston
Description: Lodge Cottage
Date Listed: 29 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 187548
OS Grid Reference: SK6289502091
OS Grid Coordinates: 462895, 302091
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6130, -1.0725
Location: 2 B667, Leicestershire LE2 2FB
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SP60 SW GARTREE ROAD (North side)
2/2 Lodge Cottage
Gate Lodge Cottage to former park of Stoughton Grange (demolished). Early
C19. Stucco lined out with channels to imitate rusticated ashlar masonry.
Gables have elaborately cusped barge boards. Slate roof in diminishing
courses, one and a half storeys. The double gable on the east side is later
with similar details to the west wing, but Welsh slate roof and renewed
windows. Central stack with diagonal flues in west wing. Single flue stack
to each gable of east wing. Symmetrical west or entrance front with gabled
arched porch below cross gable with moulded quatrefoil light. The gable is
crudely pedimented by a moulded entablature. Flanking windows are recessed
under 4-centred arches. South elevation facing the road has gable with
crocketted finial and heraldic relief crest within recessed quatrefoil.
Single storey canted bay window with moulded cornice. Side single light
casements and central 2 light casements with ornate glazing bars.
Listing NGR: SK6289502091
Source: English Heritage
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