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The Stone Lodge, and the Gatehouse, with Gatepiers and Gates

A Grade II* Listed Building in Milton Abbas, Dorset

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151927

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103495

Location: Milton Abbas, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

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

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Listing Text


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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