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Clifton Lodge, Archway, Flanking Walls and Section of Estate Wall Adjoining and to the South clifton Lodge, Archway, Flanking Walls and Wall to South

A Grade II Listed Building in Leigh Woods, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.4515 / 51°27'5"N

Longitude: -2.6374 / 2°38'14"W

OS Eastings: 355803

OS Northings: 172692

OS Grid: ST558726

Mapcode National: GBR JN.MZ58

Mapcode Global: VH88M.7SK5

Entry Name: Clifton Lodge, Archway, Flanking Walls and Section of Estate Wall Adjoining and to the South clifton Lodge, Archway, Flanking Walls and Wall to South

Listing Date: 16 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129037

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33549

Location: Long Ashton, North Somerset, BS8

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Long Ashton

Built-Up Area: Leigh Woods

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Abbots Leigh with Leigh Woods

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


5/155 Clifton Lodge Archway flanking
Walls and Section of Estate Wall
adjoining and to the south

Archway, lodge, flanking walls and wall with railings to south of lodges. Circa
1885-86. Coursed, squared rubble with freestone dressings; roofs concealed
behind embattled parapets; rubble and freestone stacks. Asymmetrical, in a
Tudor Gothic style. In the centre is a 4-centred archway; ribbed vault with
carved bosses; above is a 3-light oriel with cusped tracery and flanking niches
with statues of knights; stepped and embattled parapet with Smyth arms. To
each side of the arch is a canted, 3 storey tower with an embattled parapet
corbelled out on cusped arcaded plate; square windows in chamfered surrounds on
ground floor, 4-centre headed windows above; moulded string with gargoyles. To
the south of the left section is a projecting square bay and a stair turret;
beyond is a 2 storey, single bay wing. To the north of the right section is a
5-stage polygonal tower with single cusped ogee lights; 2 storey, single bay
wing beyond. Flanking each lodge is a rubble quadrant wall approximately 5-6
yards long and terminating in a square, embattled pier. To the south a section
of wall extends for approximately 50 yards: rubble with freestone dressings and
coping; the wall is stepped down at intervals where there are square piers;
decorative cast-iron railings. A lodge to the Ashton Court (q.v.) estate.

Listing NGR: ST5580372692

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

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