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Description: South Lodges, Gates Piers and Walls
Date Listed: 29 March 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 315642
OS Grid Reference: ST9473988337
OS Grid Coordinates: 394739, 188337
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5939, -2.0773
ST 98 NW CHARLTON CHARLTON PARK
5/24 South Lodges, Gate Piers and Walls
Two park gate lodges, 2 gate piers and walls. Circa 1835. Ashlar
to lodges with stone slate roofs, squared dressed stone with ashlar
copings to walls. Two identical neo-Jacobean lodges of 2 storeys
set parallel to drive and at right-angles to the Malmesbury road.
Rectangular in plan with gabled end walls decorated with balls and
urns terminating in obelisks to kneelers and apexes of gables.
Two-light windows with hoodmoulds to ground floor, single lights to
upper. Tall ashlar stacks rising from eaves to rear. Square gate
pier to right intact with dentil cornice and urn-obelisk finial;
original pier to left demolished, only rebuilt stone stump remains.
Curving quadrant walls terminating in square piers creating
forecourt to left and right. Both lodges were in a very poor state
of repair at time of resurvey (July 1986).
(Tim Mowl & Brian Earnshaw, Trumpet at a Distant Gate, 1985)
Listing NGR: ST9473988337
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Source: English Heritage
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