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Buffalo Lodge with Gate Piers, Gates and Walls to Either Side of Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Nevill Holt, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5337 / 52°32'1"N

Longitude: -0.8044 / 0°48'15"W

OS Eastings: 481198

OS Northings: 293542

OS Grid: SP811935

Mapcode National: GBR CT7.1H0

Mapcode Global: VHDQP.0LM0

Entry Name: Buffalo Lodge with Gate Piers, Gates and Walls to Either Side of Gate Piers

Listing Date: 26 April 1985

Last Amended: 15 January 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061618

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191006

Location: Nevill Holt, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Nevill Holt

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Six Saints circa Holt

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

NEVILL HOLT

405/6/103 Buffalo Lodge with Gate Piers, Gates a
26-APR-85 nd Walls to either side of Gate Piers

(Formerly listed as:
Buffalo Lodge with Gate Piers, Gates a
nd Walls)

II

Lodge with gate piers, gates and walls. Dated 1880. Lodge of coursed rubble stone with quoins and stone dressings and Collyweston slate roof with moulded stone central ridge stack. In Tudor style. Stone coped gables with kneelers and finials. I1/2 storey, gabled cross plan, main gable facing. Here a 4-light canted stone bay with Tudor arched lintels and leaded lights. Cornice, and battlements pierced by crosslets. In angle to left a canted stone porch with hipped roof and plank door. 2-light window on left gable with 1-light over. 2-light on right side of main gable, then 2-light on right cross wing and similar stone bay on gable end. Brick rear yard walls end in pier with flame finial. Extending from left end of Lodge a coursed rubble stone wall which links Lodge to left hand ashlar gate pier. The pair of piers, possibly C18 in origin, have set-in corners, moulded cornices, blocking course over, and carved stone heraldic finial on curved base. Bull's head surrounded by coronet. Total height c5m. Between the piers are a tall panel either side, 2 gate piers and a pair of gates, all in wrought iron with scrolls and crestings. These are c4m high. Extending south from the right hand gatepier is another coursed rubble stone wall which ends in a brick pier with flame finial. Over the lodge bay window is a stone tablet inscribed 'B.C. 1880', for Sir Bache Cunard.

Listing NGR: SP8119893542

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