History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

King's Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Marston, Warwickshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 52.1299 / 52°7'47"N

Longitude: -1.7795 / 1°46'46"W

OS Eastings: 415190

OS Northings: 247973

OS Grid: SP151479

Mapcode National: GBR 4MH.DXS

Mapcode Global: VHB0Q.3QLM

Plus Code: 9C4W46HC+W6

Entry Name: King's Lodge

Listing Date: 6 February 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482990

Location: Long Marston, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37

County: Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Long Marston

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Marston Sicca St James the Great

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

Find accommodation in
Long Marston



1912-1/5/97 (West side (off))
06/02/52 King's Lodge


House, now hotel. Early C17 with C18 and C19 alterations and
large 1896 rear wing. Coursed dressed blue lias with brick 1st
floor, part stuccoed; steeply pitched renewed tile roof with
stone end stacks with rendered diagonally-set shafts and
cross-axial stacks. L-plan with rear cross wing.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; symmetrical 2-window range. Continuous
dripstone and stucco 1st floor. Entrance has 4-flush-panel
door in pegged frame with gabled open timber porch with
arch-braces. 3-light recessed chamfered-mullioned window to
left has one light partly blocked; window to right has 3-light
transomed and pegged casement; 1st floor has similar
cross-casements with iron opening leafs. All windows with
small-paned glazing. Left end lateral stack and large
projecting stack to right end.
Left return has dripstone continued over 2-light, 3- plus
3-light and 4-light recessed chamfered-mullioned windows;
brick 1st floor has gable to right end and 5 2-light casements
with heavy pegged frames, some with iron opening casements,
and a similar single light; cross-axial stack with diagonal
Gabled right return has similar details: 3-light mullioned
window; lean-to outshut with segmental-headed window and
To rear, dripstone continued round 3 sides of courtyard. To
left: double-chamfered window with 3-light transomed casement
and 2 windows to 1st floor, one with horizontally sliding
sash, one with casement; centre has 4-light mullioned window
with blocked entrance to left, and 3-light transomed casement
to 1st floor; to right the C19 wing has rock-faced stone
ground floor, 3-light mullioned window, and oriel with hipped
roof to 1st floor; gable end with 3-light window with oriel
above and datestone inscribed: 1896/ VIC. LX. Rear projecting
lateral stack and some triangular-headed windows.
INTERIOR: main room with large spine beam and fireplace with
ovolo-moulded bressumer and side benches; cupboard built into
blocked entrance and window seat; some timber-framed walls and
C19 staircase.
Charles II was reputed to have stayed here in 1651; legend
states that he was scolded by the cook for burning the meat.
(Shell Guides: Hickman D: Warwickshire: London: 1979-: 125).

Listing NGR: SP1519047973

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.