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Adcote Lodge, Montford

Description: Adcote Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 259218

OS Grid Reference: SJ4166018666
OS Grid Coordinates: 341660, 318666
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7624, -2.8660

Location: Montford, Shropshire SY4 1HL

Locality: Montford
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY4 1HL

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Listing Text

SJ 41 MW
5/150 Adcote Lodge
- II

Gate lodge to Adcote. Dated 1879. By Richard Norman Shaw. Tooled
red/grey sandstone with ashlar dressings. Plain tile roof. In a
Domestic Revival style. One storey and attic. East front: chamfered
plinth, chamfered ground-floor string course, chamfered first-floor cill
band, and parapeted gables with chamfered coping and gabled kneelers
(truncated finial to left-hand gable end). Projecting red brick stack
to rear, with ashlar dressings, small chamfered square window, pitched-
roofed link to attic and brick shaft with oversailing top. Central raking
dormer with 3-light wooden casement. Full-height gabled square bay to
left with chamfered mullioned stone windows of 1:2:2:1 lights with king
mullion. Ground-floor square bay to right with paired chamfered cross
windows to front and single lights with transoms in returns. Central
recessed porch with double-chamfered elliptical arch dying into responds;
hollow-chamfered Tudor-arched doorway and boarded door with strap hinges.
Lower eaves to centre forming porch supported on chamfered brackets and
wall plates with shaped ends. Right-hand gable end with 3-light
chamfered stone mullioned attic window and left-hand gable end with
ground-floor one-light chamfered stone window to left, and central
chamfered rectangular panel to attic containing dated shield, with
superscribed lettering: "18 RD 79". Catslide roof at rear with change
of pitch. Interior not inspected. The lodge is located at the main
entrance to Adcote (q.v.), an important country house of 1876-81, also
by Richard Norman Shaw. Adcote is in the Parish of Little Ness. B.0.E.,
pp. 52-3; Andrew Saint, Richard Norman Shaw (1976), pp. 100-2, 110-1, and

Listing NGR: SJ4166018666

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Source: English Heritage

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