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East Lodge to Downton Hall (See Under Stanton Lacy Cp for Downton Hall)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bitterley, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.405 / 52°24'18"N

Longitude: -2.6751 / 2°40'30"W

OS Eastings: 354166

OS Northings: 278771

OS Grid: SO541787

Mapcode National: GBR BM.PQ3C

Mapcode Global: VH83Y.LT35

Entry Name: East Lodge to Downton Hall (See Under Stanton Lacy Cp for Downton Hall)

Listing Date: 29 February 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383655

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484087

Location: Bitterley, Shropshire, SY8

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bitterley

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bitterley with Middleton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


BITTERLEY

SO57NW East Lodge to Downton Hall (see
482-1/5/60 under Stanton Lacy CP for Downton
Hall)

GV II

Lodge. Dated 1857. Coursed stone rubble with ashlar dressings.
Hipped slate roof with deep eaves. Central brick ridge stack
with diagonally-set cluster of 4 shafts and deep oversailing
cap. Plan of octagonal block with north wing.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and basement. Octagon and west side of
wing with surrounding hipped slate pentice roof set on rustic
log-posts with braces forming ground-floor arcade. Octagon:
single-light casements with ornate leaded top lights, flat
stone lintels at ground floor, C20 renewals at first floor.
Inset carved stone tablet dated 1857 with initials CHRB. West
side: C20 2-light casement in through-eaves gabled dormer.
Ground-floor bay window with 4-light part-leaded casements
with top lights over. East side: mezzanine level with stepped
floors. Ground floor has 2-light casement and single-light
casement. 2-light casement at basement. Left return wall to
south has 4-panelled entrance door with 2 upper glazed panels
and plain casement over with flat stone lintel.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
East lodge to Downton Hall built in 1857 as part of the estate
improvements of Sir Charles Henry Rouse-Boughton, as were
South Lodge and West Lodge in the parish of Stanton Lacy.

Listing NGR: SO5416678771

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

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