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Latitude: 52.3711 / 52°22'15"N
Longitude: -2.8161 / 2°48'57"W
OS Eastings: 344535
OS Northings: 275092
OS Grid: SO445750
Mapcode National: GBR BF.RRDY
Mapcode Global: VH76M.4NLQ
Plus Code: 9C4V95CM+CH
Entry Name: Lodge About 300 Yards North of Downton Castle
Listing Date: 19 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1082075
English Heritage Legacy ID: 149521
Location: Downton Castle, County of Herefordshire, SY8
County: County of Herefordshire
Civil Parish: Leintwardine
Traditional County: Herefordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
Church of England Parish: Wigmore Abbey
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
Tagged with: Building
SO 47 NW LEINTWARDINE CP -
2/55 Lodge about 300 yards
north of Downton Castle
Lodge. Circa 1861. Dressed sandstone and brick. Timber-frame with plaster
infill. Tiled roof and stone stack. L-plan with arms to east and north.
Cellar, one storey and attic. East elevation has gable front with 3-light
casement to attic and canted bay window with two forward-facing lights to
ground floor. Above the attic window is a brattished cambered collar and
a row of three framed quatrefoils. Above the hipped roof of the bay window
is another row of decorated timber-framed panels. The outer panels have
quatrefoils with spurs; the inner ones have quadrant curves to each corner.
Brackets at eaves level have carved wooden eagles. Beneath the brackets
are corner posts with slender attached twisted shafts; Gable finial and
pendant. Attached to left is a porch under a catslide roof which on its
open south side has six panels with ogeed cinquefoiled heads and quatrefoil
tracery. Each panel is divided by an iron bar with fleur-de-lys finial.
Entry from porch into south wall has ledged door. South elevation has
timber-framed oriel supported from corbel set in deep sandstone plinth and
gable decoration in form ofsaltire crosses. Attached to west end is brick
flat-roofed late C20 extension (not of special interest). Interior has
pegged roof trusses with collars supproted by angle struts. Cellar contains
bread oven, copper and stone sink. Attached to south side is parapet of
Bridge (qv) over Stone Brook. Downton Castle (qv) is in Downton CP.
Listing NGR: SO4453575092
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