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Keepers Lodge and Attached Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Lathom, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.575 / 53°34'29"N

Longitude: -2.8509 / 2°51'3"W

OS Eastings: 343752

OS Northings: 409045

OS Grid: SD437090

Mapcode National: GBR 8WJ3.L6

Mapcode Global: WH86J.5DPP

Entry Name: Keepers Lodge and Attached Wall

Listing Date: 11 August 1972

Last Amended: 1 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297510

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386314

Location: Lathom, West Lancashire, Lancashire, L40

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Lathom

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Westhead St James

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


663-1/4/76 (North East side)
11/08/72 Keepers Lodge and attached wall
(Formerly Listed as:
The Lodge)


Lodge. Dated 1868 in east gable; slightly altered. Coursed
rock-faced sandstone with ashlar dressings, stone slate roof.
L-plan with single-depth main range parallel to road, with
rear wing to right-hand half and courtyard in angle enclosed
by screen wall. Jacobean style. Single storey, 2 unequal bays,
asymmetrical, with chamfered plinth and steeply-pitched roofs
with raised ridged gable copings with kneelers. Offset to the
right is a prominent gabled porch which has a shouldered
doorway with moulded ashlar surround, a studded board door
with strap hinges, a carved shield in the gable, and
single-light windows in the side walls with double-chamfered
surrounds and diamond lattice glazing with coloured margin
panes. To the left are two 2-light mullioned windows with
double-chamfered surrounds and altered glazing. Ridge chimney.
The right-hand gable wall has a disproportionately large
rectangular mullion-and-transom bay window with coped parapet,
and in the gable above a large plaque inscribed "1868".
One-bay rear wing in similar style. Full-height screen wall
enclosing rear courtyard. Forms group with Robinson's
Farmhouse, Cranes Lane (q.v.) to the north-east.

Listing NGR: SD4375209045

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

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