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High Lodge and Attached Walls

A Grade II* Listed Building in Blenheim, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052918

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253000

Location: Blenheim, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX29

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Blenheim

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

BLENHEIM
SP41NW
2/18 High Lodge and attached walls
27/08/57 (Formerly listed as High Lodge
Blenheim Park Combe, Oxon)
- II*

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,
32-36)

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