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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: GLOUCESTER LODGE

List entry Number: 1295783

Location

GLOUCESTER LODGE

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityLullington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Mar-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 267146

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History

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Details

ST75SE LULLINGTON CP ORCHARDLEA PARK

4/200 Gloucester Lodge

11.3.68

GV II*

Lodge and gateway. Early C19. Random rubble and dressed stone, slate roofs. An embattled mock military gateway incorporating a lodge, semi-circular curtain walls enclosing its forecourt terminating in gate piers at the roadside in a conforming style. Central gateway with a broad depressed arch, flanked by octagonal towers; to each side of these window openings of one and 2 bays to left and right respectively on 2 floors; 2-light stone-mullioned windows with stopped labels, glazing bar casement to each light. To left embattled 3 storey tower with a single light opening to each floor, leaded lights. Inside the central archway plaster vaulting in imitation of stone, 3-bay arcade to each side, each arch with a pointed head, 4 heraldic shields set above. Paired wooden latticework gates to central gateway in the style of a portcullis; heraldic achievements set over the arch and a whimsical datestone:- "1485". Embattled curtain walls with 2 small circular towers to each side enclosing wide forecourt area; machicolated towers at roadside forming "giant" gate piers. Further sections of rubble wall extending 5 metres to south and 33 metres to North.



Listing NGR: ST7862651854

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National Grid Reference: ST 78626 51854

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