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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
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
This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 18/05/2017
ABBEY PARK ROAD (South west side),
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
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