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The Lodge, with Attached Gatepier and Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Donington, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.8409 / 52°50'27"N

Longitude: -1.3764 / 1°22'34"W

OS Eastings: 442104

OS Northings: 327224

OS Grid: SK421272

Mapcode National: GBR 7H9.T0M

Mapcode Global: WHDH7.TVSG

Plus Code: 9C4WRJRF+9F

Entry Name: The Lodge, with Attached Gatepier and Wall

Listing Date: 18 November 1983

Last Amended: 16 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074157

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358140

Location: Castle Donington, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE74

County: Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Castle Donington

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Castle Donington St Edward the King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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SK 42 NW
2/93 The Lodge, with attached
gatepier and wall
18.11.83 (formerly listed as The
Lodge and gates)

Lodge at former entrance to Donington Hall (qv), with attached gatepier and
wall. Mid C19. Lodge has ashlar walls to ground floor, and half-timbered upper
storey with decorative panels of whitewashed herringbone brick infill. Steeply
pitched slate roof with wide band of fishscale slates and richly cusped barge-
boards. In picturesque Vernacular style. North side has external ashlar
chimney with pair of cylindrical Tudor shafts, one with zig-zag ornament, the
other spirally fluted, both with octagonal caps. One storey and attic. Upper
storey is jettied to east with moulded bressummer on shaped wooden brackets.
East end is gabled and has upper storey with traceried panels and canted wooden
oriel window with trefoil-headed leaded lights and moulded base. Below is a
verandah with hipped slate roof on patterned stone columns with various cushion
capitals. Verandah shelters central door with C20 glazed porch and flanking
single leaded lights, and has short screen walls with moulded copings and blind
4-centred arches. South side has jettied gabled semi-dormer with Y-traceried
arched window, and stone window below with pair of arched lights and Tudor hood-
mould. To left is a lower ashlar extension of one bay, with similar ground
floor window, and C20 3-light wooden casement to first floor. Attached to north
east corner is an octagonal ashlar ate ier with quatrefoil panels to cap, and
moulded finial. Running to north west of this is approximately 130 m of dressed
stone wall with pitched stone coping, ramped down hill. Wall and gate-pier
match those in item 2/94.

Listing NGR: SK4210427224

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