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North Lodge with Linking Gates and Gate Piers, Hodnet

Description: North Lodge with Linking Gates and Gate Piers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 260233

OS Grid Reference: SJ5844631157
OS Grid Coordinates: 358446, 331157
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8763, -2.6188

Location: A442, Hodnet, Shropshire SY4 5LL

Locality: Hodnet
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY4 5LL

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Listing Text

SJ 53 SE
1/79 North Lodge with linking
- gates and gate piers

- II

Pair of entrance lodges with attached gates and gate piers. Late C18
with mid-C20 alterations. Grey sandstone ashlar, partly painted.
Roof not visible behind parapet. Pair of small square lodges flanking
gates and gate piers. 2 storeys. Each lodge with plinth, corner
piers with moulded plinths, moulded cornice and parapet with moulded
coping. Round-arched recesses to north and south with fluted impost
band and moulded architrave. Round-arched glazing bar sash to south.
2-bay inner returns with first-floor 3-light wooden casements, 4-panelled
door to south (lower 2 flush) and blind doorway to north. Rear of
western lodge with one-storey lean-to and integral lateral brick stack.
Eastern lodge with C20 alterations including raised parapet, cornice
broken by C20 casements, and large 2-storey addition at rear. Central
wooden carriage gate flanked by smaller wooden pedestrian gates.
Square stone gate piers, and half piers attached to lodges, each with
moulded plinth, fluted frieze and pyramidal cap. Interiors not
inspected. These were formerly the north entrance lodges to Hawkstone
Hall (q.v.). Lodges are shown in this location on an estate map of
c.1795. North Lodge is the address of the two lodge buildings.
Shropshire County Records Office, 4133/2.

Listing NGR: SJ5844631157

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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