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East Lodges to Denton Park with Walls Flanking Drive to East, Askwith

Description: East Lodges to Denton Park with Walls Flanking Drive to East

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 331407

OS Grid Reference: SE1554648423
OS Grid Coordinates: 415546, 448423
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9317, -1.7647

Locality: Askwith
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: LS21 2JL

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Listing Text

SE 14 NE
(west side, off)
10/15 East Lodges to Denton
Park with walls flanking
drive to east
22.11.66 (formerly listed as
Lodges to Denton Park)
- II

Pair of lodges with gates and gate piers. Probably 1778, possibly by John
Carr. Ashlar, graduated slate roofs to lodges, wrought-iron gates. Double
gates with gate piers flanked by walls pierced by round-arched pedestrian
gateways and octagonal single-storey lodges with low rubble walls attached.
Gates: main gates of 2 leaves; bars with arrow-head finials, vertical and
horizontal bands of squares within circles. Pedestrian gates similar. Gate
piers: rusticated quoins, fluted band, entablature with paterae and cornice
surmounted by festooned urns. The fluted band is carried over the
pedestrian gateways at coping level and continues on an impost band to the
lodges. Architrave to pedestrian gateways; round-headed sash windows with
glazing bars to lodges, plain door in walls facing away from drive; blind
window in rear, dentilled eaves cornice, pointed roofs with short chimney
stack. Flanking walls to drive: approximately 1.2 metres high, with rounded
coping stones, terminating in rusticated piers with shallow pyramidal
finials close to present road-side.

Listing NGR: SE1554648423

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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