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King's Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Marston, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

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

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Description


LONG MARSTON

SP14NE MAIN STREET
1912-1/5/97 (West side (off))
06/02/52 King's Lodge

II

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
shafts.
Gabled right return has similar details: 3-light mullioned
window; lean-to outshut with segmental-headed window and
entrance.
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

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