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Gate Piers, Gates and Entrance Screen at Lower Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Maker-with-Rame, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3595 / 50°21'34"N

Longitude: -4.175 / 4°10'30"W

OS Eastings: 245387

OS Northings: 53330

OS Grid: SX453533

Mapcode National: GBR NV.VMG0

Mapcode Global: FRA 2842.WVV

Entry Name: Gate Piers, Gates and Entrance Screen at Lower Lodge

Listing Date: 23 January 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140625

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61872

Location: Maker-with-Rame, Cornwall, PL10

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Maker-with-Rame

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Maker

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


7/215 Gate Piers, Gates and Entrance
screen at Lower Lodge

Gate piers, gates and railings. Late C17/early C18 and C20. Granite; cast and
wrought iron. Long stretch of railings on a dwarf wall forming a screen at the
entrance to Mount Edgcumbe Park. Pier at each end of railings, gates to right and
terminal pier to right: of gates with small foot gate to end right.
The dwarf wall carries spear head railings; to left a large rusticated granite pier
of square plan on moulded plinth with cornice, cap and necking surmounted by ball
finial. To the left a buttress with large moulded granite volute. Similar pier to
right of carriage gates, pier to left of gates a C20 copy in brown granite without
buttress. Double iron carriage gates; small foot gate adjoins Lower Lodge (q.v.).
All the ironwork appears to be of C20.
The entrance to Mount Edgcumbe Park from Plymouth via the Cremyll ferry. Piers in
similar style to the Triumphal Arch at Higher Lodge (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SX4538753330

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

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