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South Lodge and Gateway Forming the Southern Entrance to Rendcomb College

A Grade II Listed Building in Rendcomb, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7777 / 51°46'39"N

Longitude: -1.9769 / 1°58'36"W

OS Eastings: 401690

OS Northings: 208785

OS Grid: SP016087

Mapcode National: GBR 2NT.K0M

Mapcode Global: VHB2B.PL81

Entry Name: South Lodge and Gateway Forming the Southern Entrance to Rendcomb College

Listing Date: 4 June 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153993

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131270

Location: Rendcomb, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Rendcomb

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: North Cerney All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SP 00 NW
(east side)
6/246 South Lodge and gateway
forming the southern entrance
4.6.52 to Rendcomb College


Lodge to Rendcomb College (q.v.). Built c1866 by P.C. Hardwick for
Sir F.H. Goldsmid. Italianate style. Ashlar and random squared
and dressed limestone; red tile roof. 'L'-shaped plan with a
tower on the east side and a covered entrance porch in the angle on
the west side adjoining the gateway. Single-storey and basement
(where the land slopes away to the east). Two-storey tower (with
basement). Entrance front: canted bay with rusticated plinth
projects forwards right; horizontal rustication above the plinth,
three segmental-headed 6-pane casements with moulded keystones
which double as an eaves brackets; paired moulded stone eaves
brackets either side of the keystone/brackets. C19 door with 4
sunken panels to the left of the canted bay, under a covered
entrance way supported on two square Tuscan columns; decorative
wrought iron panels between the columns (see description of
gateway). Canted bay matching that on the west projects out to the
left of the covered entrance way. Tower with single rectangular
windows with long and short work architraves to the ground floor on
the north and east; the upper floor is lit on all 4 sides by 2-
light windows with octagonal and square leaded panes within round-
headed surrounds divided by Tuscan columns linked to Tuscan
pilasters by a moulded cornice; tympanum above each light; single
recessed circle in the space above the two windows. Modillion
cornice and finial with wrought iron decoration at the apex of the
roof. The tower is evidently intended to reflect that of Rendcomb
College (q.v.). Hipped roofing with finials. Projecting lateral
stacks with moulded cappings.
Gateway comprises a series of ashlar piers linked by decorative
wrought iron panels. Piers c2.5m in height with moulded plinths
and cappings. Double gateway with decorative wrought iron gates
flanked by two matching single gateways.

Listing NGR: SP0169008785

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