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Paradise Lodge, Hodnet

Description: Paradise Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 260189

OS Grid Reference: SJ6044628703
OS Grid Coordinates: 360446, 328703
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8544, -2.5888

Locality: Hodnet
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: TF9 3LN

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Listing Text

SJ 6028-6128
13/38 Paradise Lodge
- II

Estate lodge. Circa 1853-4. Red brick with grey sandstone ashlar
dressings. Plain tile roof. T-plan. A decorative Tudor Gothic
style. One storey and attic. Plinth with chamfered stone top,
chamfered corners with stone stops, chamfered trefoiled valences with
moulded corner pendants, chamfered cinquefoiled barge boards, and ridge
cresting. Central brick ridge stack consisting of octagonal shafts
with moulded bases and caps. East front: 2-windows; 2-light wooden
casements with chamfered stone surrounds. Central doorway with
continuously-moulded archway and half-glazed panelled door with Gothic
tracery. Full width 1:1:1 bay open porch consisting of octagonal
piers with moulded bases and capitals on pedestals with chamfered plinths,
hipped-roof with chamfered trefoiled valences and moulded corner pendants,
and central gabled break with chamfered cinquefoiled barge boards, finial
with cinquefoil-panelled pendant and ridge cresting. Each gable end
with uncarved stone shield in apex, 2-light attic casements with octagonal-
pattern glazing bars, chamfered reveals and returned hoodmould, and
ground-floor stone square bays with chamfered plinth, corbelled battle-
mented parapet and 3 x 1 stone mullioned windows with octagonal-pattern
glazing bars. Hipped-roofed block in angle to south-west with sunken
pathway to chamfered Caernarvon-arched boarded doorway on road. C20
addition in angle to north-west. Plain interior. This lodge is similar
in design to one at Weston-under-Redcastle (q.v.) which was built when the
new drive to Hawkstone Hall (q.v.) was made in 1853-4.

Listing NGR: SJ6044628703

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Source: English Heritage

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