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Description: East Lodge and Attached Forecourt Wall
Date Listed: 5 June 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 334846
OS Grid Reference: SK5672797193
OS Grid Coordinates: 456727, 397193
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4684, -1.1469
SK59NE WADWORTH WADWORTH
5/72 East Lodge and attached
5.6.68 forecourt wall
(formerly listed as
part of Wadworth Hall
Entrance lodge with attached wall. c1750. By James Paine for Josias
Wordsworth. Ashlar magnesian limestone, graduated #estaorland slate roof.
2 storeys, 3 x 1 bays; set as a pavilion facing West Lodge (q.v.) across the
entrance to Wadworth Hall (q.v.); attached wall with gateway lines east 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, that
to right formerly altered into a doorway and now with panelling below the
sash. 1st floor: impost band beneath unequally-hung 12-pane sashes;
voussoirs aligned with courses. Eaves cornice forms gutter to hipped roof
with rendered ridge stack on right. Right return: round-arched recess with
Venetian window having blind side lights to a 24-pane sash. Forecourt wall
(set back, to front left): near lodge is a doorway in raised panel with
cornice; copings sweep down to lower section of wall on left which links with
wing walls of hall.
M. Girouard, 'Wadworth Hall, Yorkshire', Country Life, September 1st, 1966
Listing NGR: SK5672697202
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Source: English Heritage
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