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Latitude: 50.8258 / 50°49'33"N
Longitude: -2.2772 / 2°16'37"W
OS Eastings: 380572
OS Northings: 102958
OS Grid: ST805029
Mapcode National: GBR 0YD.143
Mapcode Global: FRA 663X.BNR
Entry Name: The Stone Lodge, and the Gatehouse, with Gatepiers and Gates
Listing Date: 2 August 1979
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1151927
English Heritage Legacy ID: 103495
Location: Milton Abbas, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11
District: North Dorset
Civil Parish: Milton Abbas
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Milton Abbas
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 80 SW DEER PARK
3/79 The Stone Lodge, and
The Gatehouse, with
2-8-79 gatepiers and gates
Pair of lodges, gatepiers and gates at former entrance to Park. Probably
c1775, by Sir William Chambers. The lodges have ashlar stone walls, low-pitched
slate roofs, pedimented, with dentil cornices and simple moulded architraves -
square in plan. 2 storeys. In each lodge, each face has a round-arched window
with glazing bars, flanked by smaller fixed windows, ie a rudimentary Venetian
window. Inner side wall has a casement with glazing bars on each floor.
Elevation to park has, on ground floor, a panelled door with semi-circular
fanlight with ornamental glazing. One casement with glazing bars on first floor.
The Stone Lodge has single-storey C20 extension on left (viewed from drive).
The section adjoining the original building of flint and stone bonding. Beyond
this - walls are plastered, with concrete slate roof. The Gatehouse has a C19
extension on right, extended in C20, with walls of brick and flint banding,
partly slate-hung, and hipped tiled roof.
Internally, original lodges had one room on each floor - access to upper floors
by cast iron spiral stairs. Between the lodges, a pair of square ashlar stone
gatepiers, with dentil cornices and caps with ball finials. Semi-circular
niches in piers - facing drive. These piers linked to the lodges by upswept
ashlar stone walls. Ornamental iron gates with U-shaped top, and arrow-head
tops to uprights. RCHM Monument (Dorset. Vol.III)
Listing NGR: ST8057202958
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