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Gloucester Lodge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lullington, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2654 / 51°15'55"N

Longitude: -2.3077 / 2°18'27"W

OS Eastings: 378626

OS Northings: 151855

OS Grid: ST786518

Mapcode National: GBR 0RX.RC2

Mapcode Global: VH976.YGC8

Entry Name: Gloucester Lodge

Listing Date: 11 March 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295783

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267146

Location: Lullington, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Lullington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST75SE LULLINGTON CP ORCHARDLEA PARK

4/200 Gloucester Lodge

11.3.68

GV II*

Lodge and gateway. Early C19. Random rubble and dressed stone, slate roofs. An embattled mock military gateway incorporating a lodge, semi-circular curtain walls enclosing its forecourt terminating in gate piers at the roadside in a conforming style. Central gateway with a broad depressed arch, flanked by octagonal towers; to each side of these window openings of one and 2 bays to left and right respectively on 2 floors; 2-light stone-mullioned windows with
stopped labels, glazing bar casement to each light. To left embattled 3 storey tower with a single light opening to each floor, leaded lights. Inside the central archway plaster vaulting in imitation of stone, 3-bay arcade to each
side, each arch with a pointed head, 4 heraldic shields set above. Paired wooden latticework gates to central gateway in the style of a portcullis; heraldic achievements set over the arch and a whimsical datestone:- "1485". Embattled
curtain walls with 2 small circular towers to each side enclosing wide forecourt area; machicolated towers at roadside forming "giant" gate piers. Further sections of rubble wall extending 5 metres to south and 33 metres to North.

Listing NGR: ST7862651854

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