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Longleat Lodge

A Grade I Listed Building in Horningsham, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.1761 / 51°10'34"N

Longitude: -2.27 / 2°16'11"W

OS Eastings: 381221

OS Northings: 141913

OS Grid: ST812419

Mapcode National: GBR 0T4.8WF

Mapcode Global: VH97M.LPTQ

Entry Name: Longleat Lodge

Listing Date: 11 September 1968

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200476

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313365

Location: Horningsham, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Horningsham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: The Deverills and Horningsham

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 84 SW
(south side)
2/144 Longleat Lodge


Archway with two lodges. Circa 1804, by Jeffry Wyatville for 2nd
Marquess of Bath. Limestone ashlar. Classical style central arch
flanked on south side by round-arched niches and Doric pilasters
with entablature to lower stage, upper stage has Ionic pilasters
and sashes, entablature to balustraded parapet. North side facing
drive to Longleat House (q.v.) has cross windows flanking arch on
ground floor, Doric pilasters and frieze, upper stage has round-
arched niches with carved swags over. Doors with 6 fielded panels
face each other across inside of archway, barrel-vaulted ceiling
with moulded panels and rosettes. Either side of archway are
single storey extensions of 1947, in conforming style; semi-
elliptical blind panels with cross window and cornice to blocking
course, returns have C20 porches and 2-light casements. Fine
wrought-iron gates with Thynne monogram and arms, of 1860s for 4th
Marquess of Bath. Part of an impressive approach to Longleat House
(q.v.), from Horningsham Village. (D. Burnett, Longleat, 1978.)

Listing NGR: ST8064043911

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

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