Description: Gate Piers, Railings, and Pair of Lodge Houses at Ribston Lodge
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
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SE 35 SE LITTLE RIBSTON WETHERBY ROAD
(east side, off)
2/23 Gate piers, railings, and
pair of lodge houses at
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
Source: English Heritage
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