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Mackershaw Lodge on South Side of Studley Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Lindrick with Studley Royal and Fountains, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.112 / 54°6'43"N

Longitude: -1.5634 / 1°33'48"W

OS Eastings: 428639

OS Northings: 468547

OS Grid: SE286685

Mapcode National: GBR KNJW.BQ

Mapcode Global: WHC7T.YXP1

Entry Name: Mackershaw Lodge on South Side of Studley Park

Listing Date: 6 March 1967

Last Amended: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150617

English Heritage Legacy ID: 331092

Location: Lindrick with Studley Royal and Fountains, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG4

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Lindrick with Studley Royal an

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 2868 LINDRICK WITH STUDLEY STUDLEY PARK
ROYAL AND FOUNTAINS

9/88 Mackershaw Lodge on south
side of Studley Park (formerly
6.3.67 listed as Mackershaw Lodges)

GV II


Gateway with flanking lodges, now ruined. c1740 for John Aislabie.
Limestone rubble and ashlar. Archway flanked by projecting single-storey 2-
bay lodges. Round carriage arch with massive voussoirs and keystone (now
with farm gate) flanked by flat-arched pedestrian gateways, now blocked,
each with round-arched recess above. Modillioned eaves cornice, 3 bases for
statues above. Flanking lodges: each has Venetian window with impost band,
modillioned eaves cornice and pediment. Roofless. Originally entered from
inner side wall. The rear walls and interior partitions have been
demolished along with outbuildings to left (in limestone) and right (in
brick and limestone). The lodges were occupied until c1970. The gateway
was crowned by a central urn flanked by sphinxes similar to those at the
north-east outlet from the lake (qv), and probably those formerly flanking
the Drum Falls on the canal (qv) (in store at time of resurvey). The
building stands on high ground and was probably intended as a focal point
rather than an entrance to the park. The style is similar to the east gate
(qv). W T C Walker, personal communication.


Listing NGR: SE2863968547

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