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Latitude: 51.3406 / 51°20'26"N
Longitude: -1.3428 / 1°20'34"W
OS Eastings: 445872
OS Northings: 160373
OS Grid: SU458603
Mapcode National: GBR 82J.WWR
Mapcode Global: VHCZQ.NKYN
Entry Name: London Lodge
Listing Date: 16 May 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1166538
English Heritage Legacy ID: 138121
Location: Highclere, Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG20
District: Basingstoke and Deane
Civil Parish: Highclere
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Highclere St Michael and All Angels
Church of England Diocese: Winchester
186/2/32 HIGHCLERE PARK
16-MAY-66 LONDON LODGE
Arched gateway flanked by single-storey lodges. 1793 with lodges added c1840. Brick and rendered archway with Coade stone dressings and iron gates, ashlar lodges with hidden slate roofs.
Roman-style archway has an architrave moulding with a sculptured head keystone, the impost moulding passing along the inner face. On each side are coupled pilasters on a pedestal, of Ionic Order (of low relief Adam style), with a modillion entablature. The bases of these pilasters are inscribed COADE, LONDON, 1793. The blocking course at the top has a raised central section, surmounted by an ornate vase. The simple lodges are linked to the gateway by plain curved walling, the whole having a plain blocking course, a cornice, rusticated quoins, and a plinth. On the north there is a sash in reveals, on the south a half-glazed door beneath a panel.
There is a pair of heavy cast iron gates.
This gate was built for the Herbert family as an entrance to the Highclere estate.
Listing NGR: SU4436159744
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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