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Spye Arch Lodge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bromham, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4104 / 51°24'37"N

Longitude: -2.0852 / 2°5'6"W

OS Eastings: 394167

OS Northings: 167934

OS Grid: ST941679

Mapcode National: GBR 2T4.FMC

Mapcode Global: VH96K.STZ5

Plus Code: 9C3VCW67+5W

Entry Name: Spye Arch Lodge

Listing Date: 19 March 1962

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033912

English Heritage Legacy ID: 311151

Location: Spye Park, Wiltshire, SN15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Bromham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Bromham, Chittoe and Sandy Lane

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

Tagged with: Gatehouse

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Description


ST 96 NW
1/1
19.3.62

BROMHAM
BOWDEN HILL

Spye Arch Lodge

GV
II*

Gate lodge to Spye Park, the former gatehouse of Brombam House,
C16, moved and remodelled slightly in later C18. Ashlar with
stone slate roof. Two storeys with battlemented parapet, high
plinth and angle buttresses. Large four-centred arch with
hoodmould and carved arms in spandrels. Later inserted round
arch. Flanking C18 Gothick ogee-headed ashlar niches. Fine first
floor 1:3:1-light mullion-and-transom oriel with Tudor-arched heads
to upper lights, moulded cornice and parapet. Deep carved apron
has arms of Henry VIII flanked by finely carved panels. The
moulded base also has fine carving. Bases of 2 finials to oriel
and 2 similar to parapet each side. Centre battlement has carved
griffin head and outer battlement each side a donkey's head. Rear
is similar but slightly simplified, no transom to oriel, no
finials. Fine carving to apron panels and arch spandrels. Sides
are rubble stone with pair of C18 Gothick lancet lights in heavy
projecting surrounds to first floor each side. Ground floor
doors.
(N. Pevsner Wiltshire 1975 120)

Listing NGR: ST9416767934

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