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Latitude: 52.912 / 52°54'43"N
Longitude: -3.5217 / 3°31'18"W
OS Eastings: 297764
OS Northings: 336036
OS Grid: SH977360
Mapcode National: GBR 6H.NP01
Mapcode Global: WH676.W24F
Entry Name: Fron Heulog Lodge including Gate and Gatepiers
Listing Date: 31 January 2001
Last Amended: 31 January 2001
Source ID: 24640
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Set back slightly from the road at the entrance to the Fron Heulog drive.
Traditional County: Merionethshire
Gate lodge and associated piers and gate, built by the leading Calvinistic Methodist John Davies (1781-1848) to serve his house Fronheulog which he built c1825. The lodge was altered slightly in the later C19.
One-and-a-half storey lodge of cruciform plan, with associated gatepiers having short adjoining screen wall sections. Of local rubble construction, the lodge with slate roof and oversailing verges; large central chimney with plain capping and weathercoursing. The entrance front is symmetrical and of 3 bays, with a central projecting, gabled entrance bay having a boarded modern door with rectangular glazed overlight. Above this is a small pointed-arched window with wooden cusping; decorative cusped bargeboards to the gable. Flanking original pegged cross windows, originally with leaded panes and one opening casement section each, now plain-glazed. The sides have modern 12-pane, 2-part windows with concrete lintels; the road-facing side has a small blocked-up porter's window. Broader gabled rear arm with modern part-glazed door, formerly a window, and a later C19 4-pane sash above. C20 4-pane window with concrete lintel to the L return.
Entrance lobby with angled entrances to L and R rooms, with pegged oak frames. Plain pine joists and pine boarded doors.
Listed as an early C19 gate lodge with associated piers and gate retaining good original external character
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