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The Lodge, and Entrance Gateway and Gates to Crichel House

A Grade II Listed Building in Witchampton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8635 / 50°51'48"N

Longitude: -2.0117 / 2°0'42"W

OS Eastings: 399274

OS Northings: 107105

OS Grid: ST992071

Mapcode National: GBR 30T.VL4

Mapcode Global: FRA 66PT.D3G

Entry Name: The Lodge, and Entrance Gateway and Gates to Crichel House

Listing Date: 4 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155187

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107594

Location: Witchampton, Dorset, Dorset, BH21

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset

Civil Parish: Witchampton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Witchampton, Stanbridge and Long Crichel with More Crichel

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


4/135 The Lodge, and
entrance gateway and
gates to Crichel


Entrance gates to park, with attached lodge. Dated, on lodge, 1874.
Rock-faced ashlar walls, flat roofs with parapets, - some battlemented.
Gateway has a central section, with semi circular arch, flanked by 2 lower
sections, each with shouldered arches. Central section has battlemented
parapet, with turrets at each end. String course and corbel table at base of
parapet, with coat of arms above the arch, - this flanked by buttresses. Left
of this, the lower section forms entrance porch to lodge, with shouldered
arch, and battlemented parapet. Right of the main archway another lower
section, with shouldered arch, battlemented parapet, and projecting turret at
right end. Groined vault to main arch. Ornamental iron gates to all 3
openings. Lodge at left end, projects at right angles to gateway. Single
storey, with battlemented parapet. 3 stone mullioned windows with cast iron
lattice glazing. Later single storey addition at front, in matching
construction, with plain parapet.

Listing NGR: ST9927407105

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

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