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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: SCREEN, LODGES AND GATES AT OULTON PARK

List entry Number: 1138435

Location

SCREEN, LODGES AND GATES AT OULTON PARK, OULTON PARK

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityLittle Budworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 03-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Mar-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 57332

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History

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Details

LITTLE BUDWORTH C.P. OULTON PARK SJ 56 NE 3/50 Screen, lodges and gates at Oulton Park 3.1.67 [Formerly listed as Lodge Gate,Oulton Park (2 cottages)] GV II* Screen, lodges and gates. Circa 1775 by Joseph Turner. Whitewashed red sandstone ashlar. Central screen wall with gateway and lateral two storey lodges with single storey wings at left and right. Road front: moulded plinth. Central screen with round arch to centre having hood mould. To either side are lower rectangular sunken panels. Moulded band at level of springing of central arch and arched niches above this. Central armigerous shield over arch with Rococ surround and swags to either side. Flat coping to screen with central ramped surmount with fanned flutings and central extended acanthus leaf tongue and six flattened balls to top bearing three crossed metal arrows. To either side of this screen are projecting lodges with pedimental gables and central blind round-arched recesses, with a moulded band at the level of their springing continuing across from the screen. Swags draped around paterae above this and shallow pedimental gables with modillion cornice. To either side are slightly recessed wings with two blank rectangular sunken panels to each side and modillion cornice at eaves level. Central C18 gates with round arched top and band of rounded decoration to lower half. Rear: Similar save that screen wall has rectangular sunken panels to upper lateral walls. Pedimentally gabled lodges have windows of 3 x 3 panes to the ground and first floors and the recessed wings have 3 rectangular sunken panels each, the central ones containing windows of 3 x 3 panes.

Listing NGR: SJ5913065309

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National Grid Reference: SJ 59130 65309

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