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Upper Lodge at Belle Vue Park, including Attached Wall & Gatepiers

A Grade II Listed Building in Stow Hill, Newport

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Latitude: 51.581 / 51°34'51"N

Longitude: -3.0012 / 3°0'4"W

OS Eastings: 330719

OS Northings: 187374

OS Grid: ST307873

Mapcode National: GBR J5.CPSB

Mapcode Global: VH7BC.XJQD

Plus Code: 9C3RHXJX+9G

Entry Name: Upper Lodge at Belle Vue Park, including Attached Wall & Gatepiers

Listing Date: 31 March 2000

Last Amended: 31 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23135

Building Class: Domestic

ID on this website: 300023135

Location: At N (Friar's Road) entrance to Belle Vue Park.

County: Newport

Community: Stow Hill

Community: Stow Hill

Locality: Belle Vue Park

Built-Up Area: Newport

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

Tagged with: Gatehouse

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1893-94, by T H Mawson (1861-1933), landscape architect, of Windermere. This lodge was for the use of the nursery foreman; porch altered 1914. The land for the park was given by Lord Tredegar in 1891. Mawson won the competition (despite submitting designs for the wrong site) and the park opened in 1894. Mawson designed the layout for the park, and virtually all the buildings including terraces and tea pavilion, lodges, bridges, walls and gatepiers. Mawson became a landscape architect and town planner of international importance with commissions throughout Britain, and also in Canada and Greece.


Two storey lodge. Ground floor in rock-faced stone, upper floor half-timbered; modern tiled roof. Main block has gable facing N, 4-light casement window to first floor which is corbelled out over splayed bay window. Small window at NW angle. R elevation has large stone chimney, And small upper floor window. Left (E) elevation has lower cross wing with tile-hung gable; 4-light upper floor casement window. In angle between blocks, glazed porch with double leaf, part-glazed doors. To L, attached wall with gates and gatepiers; firstly stone wall, pier and iron railing; then taller piers with capstones and elaborate iron gates; then further section of iron railing, with pier to L.

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Integral part of well-preserved park by this important designer.

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