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West Lodge and Attached Forecourt Wall, Wadworth

Description: West Lodge and Attached Forecourt Wall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 June 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 334845

OS Grid Reference: SK5669297190
OS Grid Coordinates: 456692, 397190
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4684, -1.1474

Location: Wadworth Hall Lane, Wadworth DN11 9BH

Locality: Wadworth
County: Doncaster
Country: England
Postcode: DN11 9BH

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Listing Text


5/71 West Lodge and attached
5.6.68 forecourt wall
(formerly listed as
part of Wadworth Hall
Entrance Lodges)


Entrance lodge with attached wall. c1750. By James Paine for Josias
Wordsworth. Ashlar magnesian limestone, graduated Westmorland slate roof. 2
storeys, 3 x 1 bays; set as a pavilion facing East Lodqe (q.v.) across the
entrance to Wadworth Hall (q.v.); attached wall with gateway lines west side
of forecourt to the hall. Lodge: plinth; round-arched arcading with openings
to each floor within recessed panels. Central doorway with C20 door and 4-
pane overlight in architrave with rusticated surround and double keystone
breaking into pediment. Flanking 24-pane sashes with double keystones. 1st
floor: impost band beneath unequally-hung 12-pane sashes; voussoirs aligned
with courses. Eaves cornice forms gutter to hipped roof with small stone
stack to front of ridge on right. Left return: round-arched recess with
Venetian window having blind side lights to a 24-pane sash. Forecourt wall
(set back, to front right): near lodge is a doorway in raised panel with
cornice; copings sweep down to lower section of wall on right which links
with wing walls of hall.
M. Girouard, 'Wadworth Hall, Yorkshire', Country Life, September 1st, 1966
pp 494-498.

Listing NGR: SK5669397212

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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