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Latitude: 52.0302 / 52°1'48"N
Longitude: -2.3883 / 2°23'18"W
OS Eastings: 373453
OS Northings: 236939
OS Grid: SO734369
Mapcode National: GBR 0GJ.NZ5
Mapcode Global: VH93H.K77G
Entry Name: Portcullis Lodge and Retaining Walls to Forecourt of Eastnor Castle
Listing Date: 10 January 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1082629
English Heritage Legacy ID: 152452
Location: Eastnor, County of Herefordshire, HR8
County: County of Herefordshire
Civil Parish: Eastnor
Traditional County: Herefordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
Church of England Parish: Eastnor
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SO 73 NW
Portcullis Lodge and retaining walls to forecourt of Eastnor Castle
Lodge and retaining walls to forecourt.1815-16 by Robert Smirke.Lodge of coursed squared rubble and freestone dressings;roof concealed behind embattled parapet.Single storey on battered basement.Central pointed archway.Two stage round corner towers,on battered plinths. On the entrance front tower,narrow slit windows face inwards and round-head windows in deep freestone embrasures face outwards.Chamfered string course and panel of arms in the centre.Two plank doors in pointed freestone surrounds on inner side of archway.Flanking the lodge are tall retaining walls which return towards the castle and enclose the forecourt:coursed rubble with freestone coping and embattled parapet;approximately six-eight metres high on the outside and buttressed at north corner.
Listing NGR: SO7345336939
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