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Monkey Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitegate and Marton, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.2263 / 53°13'34"N

Longitude: -2.5612 / 2°33'40"W

OS Eastings: 362632

OS Northings: 370067

OS Grid: SJ626700

Mapcode National: GBR 7R.0NDZ

Mapcode Global: WH99J.M5LG

Plus Code: 9C5V6CGQ+GG

Entry Name: Monkey Lodge

Listing Date: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160929

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57415

Location: Whitegate and Marton, Cheshire West and Chester, CW8

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Whitegate and Marton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Whitegate St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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SJ 67 SW
1/131 Monkey Lodge.
- II
Lodge, now private house. Mid/Late C18 with addition of 1814. Red
random bond brick with slate roof. Two storeys. The end of the
building nearest the road is of C19 date, that to the rear of the C18.
Road (entrance) Front: central ground floor doorway with gabled porch
and timber lower body with moulded posts and decorated bargeboards and
bargepost. To right and left are single-light casement windows. To
the centre of the first floor is a 2-light casement window and to
either side of this are square plaster panels with bolection moulded
surrounds containing oval panels, also with bolection moulded
surrounds. That to left shows a mermaid playing a trumpet: that to
right shows a mermaid combing her hair and looking in a mirror, both
having girdles of seaweed and both in relief as are all of the figures
in panels. The gable above, which is half-hipped has two trapezoid
panels with bolection moulded surrounds. That at left showing a man
riding a dolphin and carrying a crossbow, that to right showing a man
riding a horse with a fishes tail and carrying a trident. Right hand
side: canted oriel bow to the ground floor with a two-light casement
window above. To right and left of the ground floor window are
bolection moulded rectangular panels with oval panels to the centre.
That at right shows a dog and that at left shows a monkey playing a
horn. To either side of the first floor window are coats of arms,
that to left showing the Cholmondeley coat of arms and above in the
½-hipped gable is a panel showing a male figure in a chariot pulled by
horses across the waves. To the right of this is the C18 portion of
the building with 2 ground floor cambered-headed single-light casement
windows and one semi-dormer 2-light casement window to the first
floor. Four-light service window to left of this and an outshut to
right again.

Listing NGR: SJ6263270067

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