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West Lodge at Main Entrance to Abbey Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, City of Leicester

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Latitude: 52.6472 / 52°38'49"N

Longitude: -1.131 / 1°7'51"W

OS Eastings: 458891

OS Northings: 305851

OS Grid: SK588058

Mapcode National: GBR FHD.8X

Mapcode Global: WHDJB.LQNF

Entry Name: West Lodge at Main Entrance to Abbey Park

Listing Date: 13 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072587

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468875

Location: Leicester, LE4

County: City of Leicester

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester The Abbey

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 18/05/2017

SK 5805,

ABBEY PARK ROAD (South west side),
No. 2,
West Lodge at main entrance to Abbey Park

(Formerly listed as: East Lodge at main entrance to Abbey Park)



Lodge. 1882. Designed by James Tait. Red brick with ashlar dressings and timber-framing. Plain tile hipped roofs with two reduced brick stacks. EXTERIOR: Single storey and attics. Park front has projecting square bay window to left with chamfered plinth and 4-light transom and mullion window, with single-light side windows. Above single 5-light mullion window topped with ashlar battlements, and to right a lean-to bell canopy on stone corbels. To right single 3-light mullion window and moulded ashlar entrance. South-east front has projecting gabled wing to right with 3-light transom and mullion window and above jettied timber-framed upper floor with 5-light canted oriel window. To left another moulded ashlar entrance to corner porch with set back segment arched doorway with panelled door. Street front has another square bay window topped with battlements. INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SK5889105851

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

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