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Freemantle Lodge Gateway to Appuldurcombe

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wroxall, Isle of Wight

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Latitude: 50.6241 / 50°37'26"N

Longitude: -1.2375 / 1°14'14"W

OS Eastings: 454033

OS Northings: 80767

OS Grid: SZ540807

Mapcode National: GBR 9DP.ZXF

Mapcode Global: FRA 879F.7PZ

Entry Name: Freemantle Lodge Gateway to Appuldurcombe

Listing Date: 18 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292007

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392720

Location: Wroxall, Isle of Wight, PO38

County: Isle of Wight

Civil Parish: Wroxall

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight

Church of England Parish: Godshill All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


SZ58SW A 3020 (OFF)
1353-0/4/110 Freemantle Lodge Gateway to
18/01/67 Appuldurcombe


Ornamental gateway to mansion. Late C18 by James Wyatt in
Roman style. Built of Isle of Wight stone ashlar with Portland
stone dressings and cast iron gates. Comprizes large
round-headed carriage arch with keystone bearing heraldic
beast and fluted impost blocks. At the top is a frieze with
modillions and fluting and projecting end portions with 5
anthemions supporting paired engaged Roman Ionic columns.
Plinth. Patera and swag moulding on each side of arch.
Round-headed pedestrian entrances each side of gateway with
pilasters and a section of wall ramping up to centre on each
side. Fine cast iron gates to all 3 arches with square rails,
midrail with circular floral motifs and spikes at base and top
curved in the opposite direction to the stone arch and with
anthemion decoration. The park side is identical but with
pilasters in place of columns. A scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SZ5403380767

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

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