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Rowton Lodge, Alberbury with Cardeston

Description: Rowton Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 258955

OS Grid Reference: SJ3815812548
OS Grid Coordinates: 338158, 312548
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7071, -2.9167

Location: A458, Alberbury, Shropshire SY5 9EP

Locality: Alberbury with Cardeston
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 9EP

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Listing Text

15/50 Rowton Lodge

- II

Entrance lodge. Probably 1809-12, by Geoge Wyatt (1782-1856), with later
additions. Coursed Alberbury breccia rubble with red sandstone ashlar
dressings; hipped thatched roof. L-plan; Tudor Gothic style/cottage
orne. One storey. Integral brick end stack to right with star-shaped
shaft and brick stack to rear wing with 2 star-shaped shafts. Canted bay
to right: 1:2:1 diamond leaded casements with Tudor-arched lights and
chamfered reveals; 3-bay loggia/porch to left with chamfered Tudor arches,
diagonal buttress with chamfered offset, and one-bay return to left;
one-light casement within loggia and boarded door in return to right.
2-light casement in left-hand return front, and 1-, 2-, and 3-light casements
in right-hand return front. The rear wing has been extended twice (see
straight joints). Interior not inspected. Rowton Lodge is the south-eastern
entrance lodge to Rowton Castle (qv).

Listing NGR: SJ3815812548

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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