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Description: East Lodges and Gateway to Rushton Hall
Date Listed: 19 June 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 231149
OS Grid Reference: SP8394282737
OS Grid Coordinates: 483942, 282737
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4362, -0.7666
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SP88SW DESBOROUGH ROAD
1337-0/4/245 East Lodges and gateway to Rushton
Lodges and gateway. Early C19. Lodges of ironstone ashlar with
limestone dressings, slate roofs, hipped to rear and moulded
stone ridge and end stacks. Gatepiers of limestone ashlar with
iron gatesand railings. Gothic Revival. Pair of identical
one-storey lodges, each 3 x 3 bays, divided by pilasters.
Elevations to drive each have central recessed entrance, with
plain board door, in arch of 5 orders each carried on a
column. 2-light sash windows with arched heads to each light,
hood-moulds and leaded glazing, to either side. Gothic frieze
corner pinnacles and full-width pediment with central
traceried roundel flanked by taller pinnacles. Street
elevations have similar window of one light, 2-lights and one
light in each case. 4 Gothic-traceried gatepiers, the outer 2
with plain caps (perhaps replacements?), the inner 2 with
traceried cove and caps with crockets and finials. Gates
plain, with dog bars. Interiors not inspected.
Listing NGR: SP8394282737
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Source: English Heritage
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