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Mathern Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Mathern, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.6153 / 51°36'55"N

Longitude: -2.6889 / 2°41'20"W

OS Eastings: 352394

OS Northings: 190946

OS Grid: ST523909

Mapcode National: GBR JL.9JB6

Mapcode Global: VH87T.BNTK

Entry Name: Mathern Lodge

Listing Date: 10 October 2000

Last Amended: 4 April 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24095

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated in the old village about 150m north east of the Church of St Tewdric.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Chepstow

Community: Mathern (Matharn)

Community: Mathern

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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An early to mid C19 'picturesque' estate lodge in character, built possibly for Mathern Palace. It appears on the Mathern tithe map of 1839. There have been minor late C20 alterations, a porch added in the angle between the wings.


The house is rendered and painted, with a Welsh slate roof and red brick chimneys. It is single storeyed and cruciform in plan. The entrance is in the angle of the wings, and has a late C20 glazed door with flanking windows. The wings to left and right both have gabled ends with scalloped bargeboards; there is a flat-roofed castellated bay window of 5-lights with a blind quatrefoil in the gable above. Further wing to garden with detailing as before. The wing to the right of the right hand gable has a 3-light and a 4-light window and then the wing extends at a lower roof level, again with a scalloped bargeboard and a 7-light window. This extension is probably late C20. There are seven tall brick stacks with moulded caps including a triple diagonal group, all appear to be original. Several original boarded doors with planted ogee mouldings and studding remain to side and rear elevations.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a little altered early C19 'picturesque' lodge which also has group value with the nearby Mathern Vicarage, Mathern House and the Church of St Tewdric.

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