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South Lodges, Gates Piers and Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Charlton, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5939 / 51°35'37"N

Longitude: -2.0773 / 2°4'38"W

OS Eastings: 394739

OS Northings: 188337

OS Grid: ST947883

Mapcode National: GBR 2R0.3LR

Mapcode Global: VH95S.Y65H

Entry Name: South Lodges, Gates Piers and Walls

Listing Date: 29 March 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022215

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315642

Location: Charlton, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Charlton (Brinkworth Ward)

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Garsdon Lea and Cleverton and Charlton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

ST 98 NW CHARLTON CHARLTON PARK

5/24 South Lodges, Gate Piers and Walls

29.3.82

GV II


Two park gate lodges, 2 gate piers and walls. Circa 1835. Ashlar
to lodges with stone slate roofs, squared dressed stone with ashlar
copings to walls. Two identical neo-Jacobean lodges of 2 storeys
set parallel to drive and at right-angles to the Malmesbury road.
Rectangular in plan with gabled end walls decorated with balls and
urns terminating in obelisks to kneelers and apexes of gables.
Two-light windows with hoodmoulds to ground floor, single lights to
upper. Tall ashlar stacks rising from eaves to rear. Square gate
pier to right intact with dentil cornice and urn-obelisk finial;
original pier to left demolished, only rebuilt stone stump remains.
Curving quadrant walls terminating in square piers creating
forecourt to left and right. Both lodges were in a very poor state
of repair at time of resurvey (July 1986).
(Tim Mowl & Brian Earnshaw, Trumpet at a Distant Gate, 1985)


Listing NGR: ST9473988337

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