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Description: Pair of Lodges Including Gates and Piers to Sennowe Park
Date Listed: 14 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 220495
OS Grid Reference: TF9697926100
OS Grid Coordinates: 596979, 326100
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7965, 0.9203
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TF 92 NE GATELEY
2/40 Pair of lodges including
gates and piers to Sennowe
Pair of lodges, gates and piers to Sennowe Park. 1905-8 by G. Skipper. Brick
with ashlar dressings; some timber framing with tile hanging. Slate roofs.
Pair of nearly identical lodges in Baroque style flanking drive and connected
by main gates (with overthrow) and pedestrian gates. 2 and 3 storeys with
taller central blocks which have towers attached (one to each lodge) flanking
drive with copper covered cupolas supported on open Tuscan colonnades forming
octagons. 2 storeyed canted bays to front and driveside facades with stone
mullion and transom windows with leaded lights. Central blocks with parapets,
with curved crenellations, animal finials and heraldry. Elaborate lead rain-
water pipes and hoppers. Lower parts project to outside and rear and have
steeply pitched roofs. Rear wings with jettied timber framed tile hung upper
floors. 3 chimney stacks to each lodge. Square-sectioned ashlar gate piers
with coved niches and cartouches above bearing shields. Dentil cornices with
heraldic beasts above on gadrooned mounts. Flanked by 2 pairs of semicircular
headed pedestrian entrances with elaborate ironwork gates. Equally elaborate
main gates with scrolled overthrow.
Listing NGR: TF9697926100
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Source: English Heritage
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