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Latitude: 51.8369 / 51°50'12"N
Longitude: -1.3766 / 1°22'35"W
OS Eastings: 443048
OS Northings: 215547
OS Grid: SP430155
Mapcode National: GBR 7WH.SXH
Mapcode Global: VHCXD.3335
Entry Name: High Lodge and Attached Walls
Listing Date: 27 August 1957
Last Amended: 27 July 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1052918
English Heritage Legacy ID: 253000
Location: Blenheim, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX29
District: West Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Blenheim
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
2/18 High Lodge and attached walls
27/08/57 (Formerly listed as High Lodge
Blenheim Park Combe, Oxon)
Hunting lodge, now house. c.1768, by Capability Brown. Coursed limestone rubble;
hipped Welsh slate roofs. 3-unit plan. Gothick style. Front, of 3-window range,
has central 3-storey tower flanked by 2-storey bays. 3-storey canted bay window
to centre: 2-light pointed-arched windows with applied wood frames above
pointed-arched doorway with studded door. Similar windows in flanking bays.
Raised storey and parapet bands; crenellated parapet. Similar windows to sides
and rear of tower have sashes with octagonal panes. Porches with crenellated
parapets to rear of flanking bays. To rear of tower is pointed arched doorway
with studded door, and crenellated walls enclosing yard of approximately 10 x 10
metres. Interior not inspected. Stands on site of medieval lodge.
(Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I;
Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p474; D. Green, Blenheim Palace: 1951, pp30,
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