Description: Rake Park Lodge
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 260240
OS Grid Reference: SJ5822828896
OS Grid Coordinates: 358228, 328896
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8559, -2.6218
HODNET C.P. RAKE PARK
SJ 52 NE
5/84 Rake Park Lodge
Entrance lodge. Circa 1840. Dressed red sandstone (possibly formerly
of ashlar quality) with plain tile roof. Tudor Gothic style. Sited
at right angles to road. One storey and attic. Diagonal buttresses
with chamfered offsets, coved cornice, and parapeted gable ends with
chamfered copings and moulded kneelers. Integral brick end stack at
rear. First-floor chamfered mullioned stone window of 2 round-arched
lights and returned hoodmould. Porch with pair of boarded doors in
depressed arched entrance. Stone canted bays to east and west of
1:2:1 lights and supported on pairs of large stone brackets. Lower
short range at rear. C20 addition to south-east. Interior not inspected.
This was formerly an entrance lodge to the Rake Park, formerly one of the
parks on the Hawkstone Estate. It is shown on an estate map of c.1840.
Shropshire Records Office, ref. no. 731/bundle 351.
Listing NGR: SJ5822828896
Source: English Heritage
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