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Castle Lodge Including Sundial

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0809 / 51°4'51"N

Longitude: -4.0642 / 4°3'51"W

OS Eastings: 255506

OS Northings: 133317

OS Grid: SS555333

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.D47M

Mapcode Global: FRA 26C8.BH5

Plus Code: 9C3Q3WJP+98

Entry Name: Castle Lodge Including Sundial

Listing Date: 31 December 1973

Last Amended: 29 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385247

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485709

Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX31

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Barnstaple

Built-Up Area: Barnstaple

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Barnstaple St Peter and St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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684-1/7/206 (East side)
31/12/73 Castle Lodge including sundial
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Castle Lodge and gates)


Lodge at entrance to park in front of Castle Mound, and
sundial. Probably mid C19. Squared stone rubble. Low pyramidal
slated roof. Chimney with crenellated top on apex of roof.
Small square building designed as a mock castle with
disproportionately large round turret at each corner.
One storey. Front has 2 large square-headed windows with
chamfered surrounds and hoodmoulds; 2-light mullioned and
transomed wood casements, probably not original. Left side
wall, facing the park gates (qv), has 2 similar windows, but
with original wood glazing; chamfered mullions and transoms,
upper lights have flattened, trefoiled arches. One window in
rear wall with wood casement like those at the front; no
Right side wall obscured by C20 concrete block addtion.
Doorway in angle-turret to left has chamfered surround and
hoodmould; curved plank door with ornate strap-hinges. The
other 3 turrets have exaggeratedly tall slits, those in the 2
turrets nearest the doorway with loops top and bottom. All 4
fronts and the turrets are finished with a moulded string
course and crenellated parapet.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: in the forecourt of the building is a
large sundial made of a single piece of slate with the centre
missing; incised with the name BARNSTAPLE.

Listing NGR: SS5550633317

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