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Gate Piers, Railings, and Pair of Lodge Houses at Ribston Lodge, Little Ribston

Description: Gate Piers, Railings, and Pair of Lodge Houses at Ribston Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331724

OS Grid Reference: SE3944053601
OS Grid Coordinates: 439440, 453601
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9770, -1.4001

Location: Little Ribston, North Yorkshire LS22 4ER

Locality: Little Ribston
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: LS22 4ER

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Listing Text

(east side, off)

2/23 Gate piers, railings, and
pair of lodge houses at
Ribston Lodge


Pair of lodges with linking railings to gate piers. Mid-late C18, possibly
by John Carr. Wrought-iron railings. Ashlar, stone slate roofs to lodges.
Lodges, single bay and square in plan. The entrances to the lodges are
inward-facing and each has rusticated quoins to impost level of west facade.
A central panelled door in an architrave with entablature and cornice
flanked by wreaths in relief, above. Moulded eaves cornice; central
corniced stack. West facade: each lodge has central round-headed window
with glazing bars in a round-arched recess with moulded arch and band at
impost level, rusticated jambs forming quoins below. Moulded cornice to
pedimented gable. Railings link the west facade to the gate piers; the
railings are approximately 2 metres high and are ramped-up to the piers,
with arrow-head finials to bars and dogbars, and pendants to the upper and
lower rails. Gate piers: of rusticated ashlar to cornice level, plain
entablatures have wreaths in relief; shallow triangular pedimented copings
surmounted by heraldic crests. The right-hand pier restored c1985. The
group is similar to the Walshford Lodge at Ribston Hall (qv). Formerly
listed under Great Ribston with Walshford parish.

Listing NGR: SE3944053601

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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