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Lodges, Gateway and Railings to South of Park

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chippenham, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2868 / 52°17'12"N

Longitude: 0.4376 / 0°26'15"E

OS Eastings: 566357

OS Northings: 268199

OS Grid: TL663681

Mapcode National: GBR N9D.PF9

Mapcode Global: VHJGB.JSPB

Entry Name: Lodges, Gateway and Railings to South of Park

Listing Date: 2 April 1976

Last Amended: 31 January 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1126376

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48992

Location: Chippenham, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB7

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Chippenham

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Chippenham St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 66 NE CHIPPENHAM CHIPPENHAM PARK

6/67 Lodges, gateway and railings
to south of Park
2.4.76 (formerly listed as Arch and
South Lodges at Chippenham
GV II* Park)

Matching pair of Neo Classical lodges and gateway c.1745 built
for Lord Sandys. Ashlar limestone with low pitched slate
roofs. Central, red brick stacks. Two storeys with main
entrances facing carriageway and triangular pedimented gables to
road. Band between floors. Three first floor casement windows
with glazing bars recessed in segmental arches. One large
central round-headed hung sash window with glazing bars shaped
to arch flanked by two matching doors each with projecting
cornice and Greek fret designed frieze. Low wall with iron
railings shaped in plan links lodges to main entrance gateway.
Large round-head archway with two small flanking arches with
railings, two recessed panels above with swags and panel below,
deep classical cornice with frieze inscription 'In spe spire'.
Sculpture of Hope above in Coade stone, added by John Tharp,
c.1800.

Barber R W. History of Cambridgeshire, p.31
O.S. Maps, 1885, 1903. C.R.O.


Listing NGR: TL6635768199

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