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Entrance Lodge of Arboretum

A Grade II Listed Building in Derby, City of Derby

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Latitude: 52.9121 / 52°54'43"N

Longitude: -1.4722 / 1°28'19"W

OS Eastings: 435593

OS Northings: 335093

OS Grid: SK355350

Mapcode National: GBR PLK.DG

Mapcode Global: WHDH0.C26B

Entry Name: Entrance Lodge of Arboretum

Listing Date: 24 February 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215237

English Heritage Legacy ID: 400309

Location: Derby, DE23

County: City of Derby

Electoral Ward/Division: Arboretum

Built-Up Area: Derby

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Derby, Walbrook Epiphany St Augustine

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

Entrance Lodge of
SK 3535 6/10

Circa 1850. Architect, Duesbury (who designed the Town Hall). The Arboretum,
which was given to the town by Joseph Strutt, was laid out by Loudon in 1840. The
original lodges, which were by E B Lamb, were in Elizabethan style (Pevsner). Built
of brick with stone dressings. Of 3 bays, the central slightly projecting and
having raised mnunental feature with coupled pilasters at aides of a semi-circular
headed niche containing a stone statue of Strutt and surmounted by a segmental
pediment with obelisk finials at centre and sides. A single-storeyed lodge at
either side, each with pediment enclosing scrolled escutcheon, pilasters at sides,
panelled frieze, cornice and parapet topped by ball-head and urn finial (1 missing);
semi-circular headed window at centre in rusticated surround with cornice; stone
plinth. Stone paved forecourt at rear enclosed by arcaded brick and stone wall
surmounted by balustrading.

Listing NGR: SK3559335093

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