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Pair of Lodges with Attached Walls at the North Entrance to Lanhydrock Park

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lanhydrock, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4502 / 50°27'0"N

Longitude: -4.694 / 4°41'38"W

OS Eastings: 208839

OS Northings: 64621

OS Grid: SX088646

Mapcode National: GBR N4.P026

Mapcode Global: FRA 171V.YXR

Entry Name: Pair of Lodges with Attached Walls at the North Entrance to Lanhydrock Park

Listing Date: 15 April 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143096

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67566

Location: Lanhydrock, Cornwall, PL30

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Lanhydrock

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Lanhydrock

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

LANHYDROCK LANHYDROCK PARK
SX 06 SE
9/84 Pair of lodges with attached walls
- at the north entrance to
Lanhydrock Park

GV II*

Pair of lodges with attached flanking walls. Probably late C18, enlarged circa
early-mid C19 with few later alterations. Granite ashlar and slatestone rubble.
Hipped slate roofs. Stacks at the outer sides with rubble shafts.
Plan: Originally a symmetrical pair of one-room plan lodges, with a gateway between;
each lodge heated from a stack at the outer side, with the entrance at the inner
side. In circa 1840, and addition of one-room plan was made to the outer side of
each lodge, also heated from a stack at the outer side. The flanking walls are swept
forward a short distance with terminal piers.
Exterior: Each lodge is 2-storey, a symmetrical pair ; plinth and large recessed
blind arch, with pilasters and imposts ; the pilasters and spandrels of the arch in
ashlar, the rear in rubble masonry. At ground and first floor a 2-light casement
with 4-centred arch, the casements with Y-tracery and relieving arch. Set back to
each side, the smaller 2-storey additions, with similar 2-light casement at ground
and first floor. The central gateway has engaged square plan granite pier at each
side, inner pair of square granite piers with panels and pyramidal caps, about 1½
metres high. This forms a central carriage gateway, with a pedestrian gateway to
each side with C20 wooden gates. At the outer side of each lodge, a short section of
rubble wall is swept forward, with granite coping and square plan terminal piers in
granite ashlar with pyramidal caps.
The inner side of each lodge has 4-centred arched doorway with plank door and
relieving arch ; first floor blind 4-centred arched window. At the rear, each lodge
has the same 2-light casement at ground and first floor and 4-centred arched plank
door. At the outer side of each lodge, a small single storey addition for service
room, probably of late C19.
Interior: Not inspected.


Listing NGR: SX0883964621

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