Description: Doric Lodge Including Roadside Gates and Railings
Date Listed: 29 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 335596
OS Grid Reference: SK3892697557
OS Grid Coordinates: 438926, 397557
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4733, -1.4150
SK39NE WENTWORTH HAGUE LANE
4/89 Doric Lodge
29.3.68 gates and railings.
Lodge, railings and gates. Early C19, possibly by Pritchett and Watson. For
the Wentworth estate. Ashlar sandstone, Welsh slate roof; iron rail ings and gates.
Lodge: in the manner of a tetrastyle Greek Doric temple set sideways on to
Hague Lane. Railings extend southwards along Hague Lane and incorporate
gateway. Lodge: 2 storeys with single-storey part to rear. 2-step
stylobate, fluted columns, triglyph frieze, mutule cornice and pediment.
Within portico: panelled door in architrave with console cornice and
recessed panel above; clasping pilasters. Wing wall set back to each
side has plinth, semi-domed niche, projecting end pier and cornice.
Right return: sash with glazing bars to ground-floor left, apron panel.
2 first-floor casements flank blind recessed panel. Triglyph frieze.
Low ridge stack. Left return: similar; only one glazed 1st-floor opening.
Railings: set in ashlar plinth. Round bars, some with forked bases.
Spiked finials above plain top rail. 4 square-sectioned gate-piers
each with openwork frame of vertical and diagonal bars, upswept apexes
with finials. Dogbars to central gates and side gates (one a fixed panel);
all in matching style. Railings terminate at corniced ashlar pier.
Listing NGR: SK3892697557
Source: English Heritage
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