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Latitude: 50.7398 / 50°44'23"N
Longitude: -1.7101 / 1°42'36"W
OS Eastings: 420555
OS Northings: 93395
OS Grid: SZ205933
Mapcode National: GBR 55F.DJ5
Mapcode Global: FRA 7794.3MB
Entry Name: Former Lodge to Highcliffe Castle
Listing Date: 14 October 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1304191
English Heritage Legacy ID: 101536
Location: Christchurch, Dorset, BH23
Electoral Ward/Division: Highcliffe
Built-Up Area: Christchurch
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Highcliffe St Mark
Church of England Diocese: Winchester
1. (South Side)
(Former lodge to
SZ 2093 13/408 14.10.53.
Several authorities date both lodges (Nos 179 and 181) at circa 1775 when house
for the Earl of Bute was built by Adam or Capability Brown but architectural appearance
that of 1830 when present castle was built. Stuccoed with wide eaves and hipped
slate roof. 2 storeys, road facade with centre, round arched, recess containing
blank window space. Flanking side recesses surmounted by panels. 2 windows, those
on side facing drive flanked by pilasters with niches. Windows, barred sashes
and large contemporary angled bay.
The former boundary wall of Highcliffe Castle forms a group with Nos 179 and 181,
the milestone opposite and St Mark's Parish Church, its Lychgate and the War
Memorial in the churchyard.
Listing NGR: SZ2055593395
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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