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Description: Merevale Lodges and Attached Walls, Gatepiers and Gates
Date Listed: 30 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 309232
OS Grid Reference: SP3013498119
OS Grid Coordinates: 430134, 298119
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5801, -1.5567
MEREVALE MEREVALE ROAD
SP 39 NW (south west side)
2/139 Merevale Lodges and attached
walls, gatepiers and gates
Lodges, attached walls, gatepiers and gates. c1840, possibly by Edward Blore.
Each lodge is of sandstone ashlar and limitation ashlar render. Slate roof;
central rendered stack. One storey. 3 bays. Each has wide projecting
pedimented central bay and narrow outer bays to each side. Stone plinth, banded
rustication to angles and moulded sill course throughout. Central moulded stone
cross window to each side. Angles have small light to each side. Leaded
lights. Entablature and cornice, and parapets to angles. Pediments have
moulded square vase finials to apex and ends. Return side to drive has doorway
to recessed porch in furthest corner from the gates. Stack has narrow blind
round arch and moulded cornice. Small brick range hidden behind park wall.
Interior not inspected. Each lodge has attached wall and gatepier. Wall of
sandstone ashlar with moulded coping is approximately 1.5 metres high. Jacobean
style, with bulging pilasters and 2 fielded panels. Rendered gatepier has
moulded stone gatepier and moulded shaped finial. Wooden open work gates.
Listing NGR: SP3013498119
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Source: English Heritage
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