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Longleat Lodge, Horningsham

Description: Longleat Lodge

Grade: I
Date Listed: 11 September 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 313365

OS Grid Reference: ST8122141913
OS Grid Coordinates: 381221, 141913
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1761, -2.2700

Location: Lodge Road, Horningsham, Wiltshire BA12 7NN

Locality: Horningsham
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 7NN

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Listing Text

ST 84 SW
(south side)
2/144 Longleat Lodge


Archway with two lodges. Circa 1804, by Jeffry Wyatville for 2nd
Marquess of Bath. Limestone ashlar. Classical style central arch
flanked on south side by round-arched niches and Doric pilasters
with entablature to lower stage, upper stage has Ionic pilasters
and sashes, entablature to balustraded parapet. North side facing
drive to Longleat House (q.v.) has cross windows flanking arch on
ground floor, Doric pilasters and frieze, upper stage has round-
arched niches with carved swags over. Doors with 6 fielded panels
face each other across inside of archway, barrel-vaulted ceiling
with moulded panels and rosettes. Either side of archway are
single storey extensions of 1947, in conforming style; semi-
elliptical blind panels with cross window and cornice to blocking
course, returns have C20 porches and 2-light casements. Fine
wrought-iron gates with Thynne monogram and arms, of 1860s for 4th
Marquess of Bath. Part of an impressive approach to Longleat House
(q.v.), from Horningsham Village. (D. Burnett, Longleat, 1978.)

Listing NGR: ST8064043911

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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