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Gate Piers, Walls and Piers to Entrance Drive to Hazlewood House from West

A Grade II Listed Building in Loddiswell, Devon

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Latitude: 50.356 / 50°21'21"N

Longitude: -3.7947 / 3°47'40"W

OS Eastings: 272429

OS Northings: 52220

OS Grid: SX724522

Mapcode National: GBR QG.02WQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 28Y3.7GH

Plus Code: 9C2R9644+C4

Entry Name: Gate Piers, Walls and Piers to Entrance Drive to Hazlewood House from West

Listing Date: 28 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108120

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99554

Location: Loddiswell, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Loddiswell

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Loddiswell St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: Wall Gatepost

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2/104 Gate piers, walls and
piers to Entrance drive
to Hazlewood House from
Gate piers and wall with piers. c.1850. Rubble. At the entrance from the
road 2 large square piers framing gateway; to the left a short run of wall by
the road to a further pier, and to right a similar short run, to pier. From
left pier a wall c.1.25m high runs down hill in a series of 5 bays articulated
by piers to a second pair of gate piers, followed by a continuing run in 5 bays
to a small gate, and 3 more bays to gate pier, opposite which is a large round
projection of walling forming a second pier for gateways. The wall has a series
of recesses to roughly ogee-shaped arched heads, and the coping is formed with
large rough stones on edge alternating with lower copings. The piers have a
flat capping surmounted by rough obelisk-like stones in pyramidal formation,
and each pier has a sunk panel to rough ogee-arch head. The whole forms a
picturesque approach to the main house (q.v.) but is stopped part way down the
drive. the detail is repeated in walls elsewhere on the estate, and is part
of the development design philosophy used at Hazlewood in the mid C19. No gates
of interest remain, and the corresponding wall on the right-hand side of this
approach drive is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: SX7242952220

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