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Clifton Lodge, Archway, Flanking Walls and Section of Estate Wall Adjoining and to the South Clifto, Long Ashton

Description: Clifton Lodge, Archway, Flanking Walls and Section of Estate Wall Adjoining and to the South Clifto

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 33549

OS Grid Reference: ST5580372692
OS Grid Coordinates: 355803, 172692
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4515, -2.6374

Location: Abbots Leigh Road, Long Ashton, North Somerset BS8 3PX

Locality: Long Ashton
County: North Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS8 3PX

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Listing Text


5/155 Clifton Lodge Archway flanking
Walls and Section of Estate Wall
adjoining and to the south

Archway, lodge, flanking walls and wall with railings to south of lodges. Circa
1885-86. Coursed, squared rubble with freestone dressings; roofs concealed
behind embattled parapets; rubble and freestone stacks. Asymmetrical, in a
Tudor Gothic style. In the centre is a 4-centred archway; ribbed vault with
carved bosses; above is a 3-light oriel with cusped tracery and flanking niches
with statues of knights; stepped and embattled parapet with Smyth arms. To
each side of the arch is a canted, 3 storey tower with an embattled parapet
corbelled out on cusped arcaded plate; square windows in chamfered surrounds on
ground floor, 4-centre headed windows above; moulded string with gargoyles. To
the south of the left section is a projecting square bay and a stair turret;
beyond is a 2 storey, single bay wing. To the north of the right section is a
5-stage polygonal tower with single cusped ogee lights; 2 storey, single bay
wing beyond. Flanking each lodge is a rubble quadrant wall approximately 5-6
yards long and terminating in a square, embattled pier. To the south a section
of wall extends for approximately 50 yards: rubble with freestone dressings and
coping; the wall is stepped down at intervals where there are square piers;
decorative cast-iron railings. A lodge to the Ashton Court (q.v.) estate.

Listing NGR: ST5580372692

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Source: English Heritage

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