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Kilmersdon Lodges, Gate Piers and Gates, Kilmersdon

Description: Kilmersdon Lodges, Gate Piers and Gates

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 267921

OS Grid Reference: ST7066152290
OS Grid Coordinates: 370661, 152290
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2690, -2.4219

Location: B3139, Kilmersdon, Somerset BA3 5SH

Locality: Kilmersdon
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA3 5SH

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Listing Text

6/138 Kilmersdon Lodges, gate piers and
- II*

Pair of lodges, gate piers and gates. Lodges 1788 by James Wyatt; gate piers and gates probably early C19; for Jolliffe
family. Ashlar, roofs missing. Lodges Greek Revival; square on plan; flanking former driveway. Centres of front
(inward-facing) and side elevations break forward slightly with pediments; plain side and angle pilasters support
entablature with plain frieze and cornice; centre of each front emphasised as a shallow portico with distyle Ionic
columns. Windows, 2 in front, one each side, are blank with glazing missing, cambered heads, cambered head recesses.
Door opening to centre of each portico in moulded architrave, doors missing. Between the lodges a pair of square ashlar
panelled gate piers with moulded cornices and square die-shaped caps; double ornamental cast-iron central gates and
similar pedestrian gates. Ensemble in distressingly poor state at time of resurvey (May 1985). (Country Life, Feb 16,

Listing NGR: ST7066152290

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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