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Cloverley Lodge and Adjoining Gates and Gate Piers, Ightfield

Description: Cloverley Lodge and Adjoining Gates and Gate Piers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 August 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 260562

OS Grid Reference: SJ6071036950
OS Grid Coordinates: 360710, 336950
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9285, -2.5859

Location: Calverhall Road, Ightfield, Shropshire SY13 4PG

Locality: Ightfield
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY13 4PG

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Listing Text

SJ 63 NW
6/11 Cloverley Lodge and
20.8.71 adjoining gates and
gate piers (formerly
listed as Entrance Lodge
to West of Cloverley
- II

Entrance lodge. Circa 1868-70, by William Eden Nesfield. Red brick
(English bond) with grey sandstone ashlar dressings. Graded slate roof.
L-plan. In a neo-Gothic style. One storey and attic. High plinth
with chamfered stone top, parapeted gable ends with stone copings and
globe finials at apices, and tiled ridge crestings. Brick ridge stack
to south-east consisting of stone base and clustered octagonal shafts
with projecting ribs and oversailing cap. North-west front: large
gabled full dormer off-centre to right with pair of 2-light double-chamfered
mullioned stone windows flanking central carved coat of arms with the
inscribed motto: "ALTE VOLO". Ground-floor 5-light double-chamfered
mullioned stone window to left with drips tone and small hipped canted
stone bay to right with 3 small chamfered lights. Entrance beneath dormer
off-centre to right with triple-chamfered arch dying into chamfered reveals
with double-chamfered stops, nail-studded boarded door with wrought-
iron strap hinges and other door furniture, and 4 stone steps up with
flanking low stone-capped brick walls. Left-hand gable end: 4-light
double-chamfered mullioned stone attic window with dripstone, ground-
floor double-chamfered mullioned stone window to left and one-light double-
chamfered window to right. Right-hand gable end: full-height canted
bay with hipped stone top and 1-: 4-: 1-light double-chamfered mullioned
stone windows, that to attic with chamfered stone cill and that to ground
floor with dripstone. Rear wing with ground-floor 2-light double-chamfered
mullioned stone window and gable end with 3-lightdouble-chamfered mullioned
stone attic window and ground-floor 2-light double-chamfered mullioned
stone window. Adjoining gates and gate piers. Red brick with ashlar
dressings. Low linking walls with double-chamfered stone copings (former
wrought-iron railings replaced by plain C20 rail). Pair of square gate
piers with chamfered plinths, moulded brick ribs, stone upper panels
with carved stylized flowers, and moulded cornice to pyramidal stone
caps with trumpet finials. Pair of decorative wrought-iron gates with
dog bar and dog rails, scrolled panels and cresting, and standards with
pineapple finials,angled stanchions and short sections of railings to
piers. Similar wrought-iron pedestrian gate to right of right-hand
pier. End pier to left, similar to gate piers but smaller and without
stone carving. Interior of lodge not inspected. This is the principal
entrance to Cloverley Hall (q.v.), of 1864-70 and also by Nesfield.
Mark Girouard, The Victorian Country House (London, 1979), pp. 72 and
402; Clive Aslet in Country Life, Vol. CLXIII (1978), pp. 678-81 and

Listing NGR: SJ6071036950

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Source: English Heritage

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