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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: HIGHER LODGE

List entry Number: 1138159

Location

HIGHER LODGE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
CornwallUnitary AuthoritySt. Michael Caerhays

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 15-Nov-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 71636

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History

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Details

ST MICHAEL CAERHAYS SW 94 SE 3/138 Higher Lodge - GV I

Lodge to Caerhays Castle. Circa 1808 by John Nash, for J.B. Trevanion. Slatestone rubble with granite dressings. Lead roof and slate roof with ridge tiles and gable ends. Octagonal stone stack with embattled cornice at the rear gable end. Plan: Asymmetrical plan. The entrance gateway has an arch over the drive carriageway, with a circular plan tower attached to left. To right, the main lodge has an octagonal plan room to front with a circular plan stair tower to rear right. Attached to rear is a one-room plan wing, heated from a stack at the rear corner. Picturesque Gothic style. Exterior: The gateway has a 4-centred arch with granite dressings, chamfered, with C20 wooden gates and embattled parapet over. To left there is a circular tower with embattled parapet; 4-pane lancet to front and blind cross loops, with 2-centred arched chamfered doorway with plank door to rear. The main lodge has a 2-storey octagonal tower to front, with long and short granite quoins and embattled parapet; at ground and first floor to front there are two single light 8-pane casements with chamfered granite lintels. Set back to right is a taller circular plan stair tower with embattled parapet and two staggered 4-pane lancets. The rear wing is single storey and faces the driveway into the park; the inner side has embattled parapet and octagonal stack to end left. Two C20 2-light 8-pane casements with chamfered granite lintels and C20 plank door with raised battens with flat wooden hood on brackets to right. The inner face of the octagonal tower has single light 8-pane casement with chamfered granite lintel at ground and first floor. The outer side of the wing is concealed by a stone rubble screen wall with lancets; the rear gable end has raised embattled parapet. Interior: Not inspected. Sources: Pevsner, N.: Buildings of England: Cornwall 1970. Summerson, J.: The Life and Work of John Nash, Architect. 1980.

Listing NGR: SW9630441731

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Summerson, J - Title: The Life and Work of John Nash - Date: 1980
  2. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 8 Cornwall and Isles of Scilly - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England
  3. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N - Title: The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds - Date: 1970

National Grid Reference: SW 96304 41731

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