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Gloucester Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Saint Leonards-on-sea, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8538 / 50°51'13"N

Longitude: 0.5533 / 0°33'11"E

OS Eastings: 579812

OS Northings: 109139

OS Grid: TQ798091

Mapcode National: GBR PX9.GNV

Mapcode Global: FRA D61V.3CZ

Plus Code: 9F22VH33+G8

Entry Name: Gloucester Lodge

Listing Date: 14 September 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1043417

English Heritage Legacy ID: 294044

Location: Hastings, East Sussex, TN38

County: East Sussex

Electoral Ward/Division: Maze Hill

Built-Up Area: Hastings

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: St Leonards-on-Sea St Leonard and St Ethelburga

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

(East Side)
St Leonards
Gloucester Lodge
TQ 7909 21/206
1830. By James Burton, probably designed by Decimus Burton, as part of the original
lay-out of St Leonards. L-shaped house in Tudor/gothic style. Stuccoed. 3 storeys.
3 windows. The main front faces south-east across the original subscription Gardens,
now St Leonards Gardens. On this side the house stands on a terrace faced with
sandstone rusticated ashlar which is built out in front of it and contains a cellar.
The front is flanked by stepped buttresses rising nearly the whole height of the
elevation. Cornice and castellated parapet, 1st floor oriel window of 6 lights
with mullions and transom. 2nd floor three 2-light casements all with dripmoulds
over. Verandah on the ground floor of wrought iron and 2-light casmements. Circular
tower rising from the flat roof in the north-west angle, surmounted by a flagpole
and a weathervane. The entrance is on the north side with enclosea porch with
moulded 4-centred arch doorway with dripmould. Chimneys with group of twisted
Formerly named the Castellated Villa but changed to Gloucester Lodge in honour
of Princess Sophia Matilda of Gloucester who lived here in 1831.

Listing NGR: TQ7981209139

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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