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Lodge and Gatepiers to West Entrance to Tapeley Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Westleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0404 / 51°2'25"N

Longitude: -4.186 / 4°11'9"W

OS Eastings: 246840

OS Northings: 129052

OS Grid: SS468290

Mapcode National: GBR KK.GPCX

Mapcode Global: FRA 263C.K0V

Entry Name: Lodge and Gatepiers to West Entrance to Tapeley Park

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107581

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98848

Location: Westleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Westleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Westleigh

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 42 NE
3/124 Lodge and gatepiers to west
entrance to Tapeley Park
Lodge, gatepiers, gates and flanking walls. Circa 1840. Lodge stuccoed stone
rubble except for plinth of rusticated ashlar. Flat pyramid roof to tower of lodge
with projecting eaves, flat roof of single storey wing not visible. Gatepiers and
flank walls of ashlar with vermiculated rustication to the piers. Gates of wrought
Italianate style lodge consists of square tower of 2 stages with single storey wing set back
slightly and extending from left side of tower with entrance at left end. Gatepiers
of square section to left of lodge with flank walls to each side, that to right
passing in front of the single storey wing of the lodge and abutting the front left-
hand corner of the tower. Italianate style lodge.
Lodge: tower of 2 stages, the banded string between the stages carried round as
cornice to single storey wing. Large straight headed 3-light windows to each facet
of upper stage of tower excluding rear, with blind round arches to the lights,
paterae in the spandrels and 8-paned sash with margin bars, to each light. Single
12-paned sashes to centre front of lower stage of tower and single storey wing.
Projecting rectangular porch at left end of single-storey wing with Greek keymotif
to entablature, incised pilasters and 4-panelled door.
Gatepiers have Greek key motif to the impost bands with swags above the moulded
caps surmounted by female sphinxes. Flank walls have stone balustrading. Wrought
iron gates have fleur-de-lys style finials to the shafts and small roundels to the
toprails which are swept up to the pier ends.

Listing NGR: SS4684029052

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