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No 181 and Adjoining Gatepost and Railing (Former Lodge to Highcliffe Castle)

A Grade II Listed Building in Highcliffe, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7399 / 50°44'23"N

Longitude: -1.7098 / 1°42'35"W

OS Eastings: 420576

OS Northings: 93402

OS Grid: SZ205934

Mapcode National: GBR 55F.DLC

Mapcode Global: FRA 7794.3QL

Entry Name: No 181 and Adjoining Gatepost and Railing (Former Lodge to Highcliffe Castle)

Listing Date: 14 October 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110118

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101537

Location: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, Dorset, BH23

County: Dorset

District: Christchurch

Town: Christchurch

Electoral Ward/Division: Highcliffe

Built-Up Area: Christchurch

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Highcliffe St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

1. (South Side)

No 181
and adjoining gatepost
and railing
(Former lodge to
Highcliffe Castle)
SZ 2093 13/409 14.10.53.


Several authorities date both lodges (Nos 179 and 181) at 1775 when the house
for the Earl of Bute was built by Adam or Capability Brown, but architectural
appearance that of 1830, when present castle was built. Stuccoed with wide
eaves and hipped slate roof. 2 storeys, road facade with centre, round arched
recess containing blank window space. Flanking side recesses surmounted by panels.
2 windows, those on side facing drive flanked by pilasters with niches, barred
sashes. Small Doric porch. Iron railing and stuccoed gatepost joined to lodge

The former boundary wall of Highcliffe Castle forms a group with Nos 179 and 181,
the milestone opposite and St. Mark's Parish Church, its Lychgate and the War
Memorial in the churchyard.

Listing NGR: SZ2057693402

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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