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Cloverley Lodge and Adjoining Gates and Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Ightfield, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9285 / 52°55'42"N

Longitude: -2.5859 / 2°35'9"W

OS Eastings: 360710

OS Northings: 336950

OS Grid: SJ607369

Mapcode National: GBR 7Q.MGCV

Mapcode Global: WH9BW.7NW9

Entry Name: Cloverley Lodge and Adjoining Gates and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 20 August 1971

Last Amended: 1 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055991

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260562

Location: Ightfield, Shropshire, SY13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ightfield

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Calverhall (or Corra) Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 63 NW; 6/11

Cloverley Lodge and adjoining gates and gate piers

(formerly listed as Entrance Lodge to West of Cloverley Hall)



Entrance lodge. Circa 1868-70, by William Eden Nesfield. Red brick
(English bond) with grey sandstone ashlar dressings. Graded slate roof.
L-plan. In a neo-Gothic style. One storey and attic. High plinth
with chamfered stone top, parapeted gable ends with stone copings and
globe finials at apices, and tiled ridge crestings. Brick ridge stack
to south-east consisting of stone base and clustered octagonal shafts
with projecting ribs and oversailing cap. North-west front: large
gabled full dormer off-centre to right with pair of 2-light double-chamfered
mullioned stone windows flanking central carved coat of arms with the
inscribed motto: "ALTE VOLO". Ground-floor 5-light double-chamfered
mullioned stone window to left with dripstone and small hipped canted
stone bay to right with 3 small chamfered lights. Entrance beneath dormer
off-centre to right with triple-chamfered arch dying into chamfered reveals
with double-chamfered stops, nail-studded boarded door with wrought-
iron strap hinges and other door furniture, and 4 stone steps up with
flanking low stone-capped brick walls. Left-hand gable end: 4-light
double-chamfered mullioned stone attic window with dripstone, ground-
floor double-chamfered mullioned stone window to left and one-light double-
chamfered window to right. Right-hand gable end: full-height canted
bay with hipped stone top and 1-: 4-: 1-light double-chamfered mullioned
stone windows, that to attic with chamfered stone cill and that to ground
floor with dripstone. Rear wing with ground-floor 2-light double-chamfered
mullioned stone window and gable end with 3-light double-chamfered mullioned
stone attic window and ground-floor 2-light double-chamfered mullioned
stone window. Adjoining gates and gate piers. Red brick with ashlar
dressings. Low linking walls with double-chamfered stone copings (former
wrought-iron railings replaced by plain C20 rail). Pair of square gate
piers with chamfered plinths, moulded brick ribs, stone upper panels
with carved stylized flowers, and moulded cornice to pyramidal stone
caps with trumpet finials. Pair of decorative wrought-iron gates with
dog bar and dog rails, scrolled panels and cresting, and standards with
pineapple finials, angled stanchions and short sections of railings to
piers. Similar wrought-iron pedestrian gate to right of right-hand
pier. End pier to left, similar to gate piers but smaller and without
stone carving. Interior of lodge not inspected. This is the principal
entrance to Cloverley Hall (q.v.), of 1864-70 and also by Nesfield.
Mark Girouard, The Victorian Country House (London, 1979), pp. 72 and
402; Clive Aslet in Country Life, Vol. CLXIII (1978), pp. 678-81 and

Listing NGR: SJ6071036950

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