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Newton Lodge (Entrance to Beningbrough Park), Newton-on-Ouse

Description: Newton Lodge (Entrance to Beningbrough Park)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 332111

OS Grid Reference: SE5121559600
OS Grid Coordinates: 451215, 459600
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0299, -1.2196

Location: Cherry Tree Avenue, Newton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire YO30 2DW

Locality: Newton-on-Ouse
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO30 2DW

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Listing Text

(south end)
Newton Lodge (entrance to
Beningbrough Park)


Entrance archway with gates, lodges and flanking wall. Late C18, gates mid
C19. Possibly by James Wyatt. For Margaret and Gilbert Bourchier. Ashlar,
cast-iron railings. Pedimented round-headed archway flanked by lower, single-
storey, 1-bay lodges and recessed wall. Archway: surround breaks forward with
plinth and impost band continuing as cornice to lodges. Archivolt with keystone
head and sunken flowers in spandrels. Corniced pediment with laurel wreath
in typanum. Ridge stack. Gates are ramped with spear-headed finials to bars,
arrow-finials and pendants to dog bars, and circles forming bottom dog-bar and
top rails. Lodges each have one 12-pane sash, 6-panel doors to inner returns,
angle pilasters and a continuous plinth, cornice and blocking course. Low coped
flanking walls have taller plain piers with capstones at each end and support
railings with spear-headed finials. The archway is identical in design and
dimensions to that at the entrance to Thirkleby Hall, near Thirsk, built to
designs of James Wyatt c1780 (Price and Ruffhead, p78). S Price and G Ruffhead
(eds), Three Yorkshire Villages, 1973.

Listing NGR: SE5121559600

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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