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High Lodge and Attached Walls, Blenheim

Description: High Lodge and Attached Walls

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 August 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 253000

OS Grid Reference: SP4304815547
OS Grid Coordinates: 443048, 215547
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8369, -1.3766

Location: Blenheim, Oxfordshire OX29 8NF

Locality: Blenheim
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX29 8NF

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Listing Text

2/18 High Lodge and attached walls
27/08/57 (Formerly listed as High Lodge
Blenheim Park Combe, Oxon)
- II*

Hunting lodge, now house. c.1768, by Capability Brown. Coursed limestone rubble;
hipped Welsh slate roofs. 3-unit plan. Gothick style. Front, of 3-window range,
has central 3-storey tower flanked by 2-storey bays. 3-storey canted bay window
to centre: 2-light pointed-arched windows with applied wood frames above
pointed-arched doorway with studded door. Similar windows in flanking bays.
Raised storey and parapet bands; crenellated parapet. Similar windows to sides
and rear of tower have sashes with octagonal panes. Porches with crenellated
parapets to rear of flanking bays. To rear of tower is pointed arched doorway
with studded door, and crenellated walls enclosing yard of approximately 10 x 10
metres. Interior not inspected. Stands on site of medieval lodge.
(Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I;
Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p474; D. Green, Blenheim Palace: 1951, pp30,

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Source: English Heritage

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