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North Lodges and Gateway of Lea Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Wolverley and Cookley, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4139 / 52°24'50"N

Longitude: -2.2278 / 2°13'40"W

OS Eastings: 384602

OS Northings: 279573

OS Grid: SO846795

Mapcode National: GBR 1CF.MKW

Mapcode Global: VH91N.BLMB

Entry Name: North Lodges and Gateway of Lea Castle

Listing Date: 18 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296589

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157130

Location: Wolverley and Cookley, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, DY10

County: Worcestershire

District: Wyre Forest

Civil Parish: Wolverley and Cookley

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Kidderminster Ismere

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

WOLVERLEY & COOKLEY CP CASTLE ROAD (west side)
SO 87 NW Cookley
6/138 North Lodges and gateway
of Lea Castle
- II
Two lodges and gateway. Early C19 with some mid-C20 alterations. Brick with
tile roofs. The gateway has a crenellated parapet, tripartite entrance, large
Tudor arch flanked by two small Tudor arches. Right-hand lodge: two-storey
tower with angle buttresses, crenellated parapet, a pointed single-light
window with label at first floor. Ground floor: window of two pointed lights
under a square head with label; to right a single-storey block with a similar
2-light window. Left-hand lodge is a mirror image; entrance to houses are
from the carriageway. (BoE, p 124; Reid, P: Burke's and Savills Guide to
Country Houses, Volume II, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Worcester-
shire, 1980, p 215).


Listing NGR: SO8460279573

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