South Lodges, Gates Piers and Walls, Charlton, Wiltshire, SN16 (Grade II)

South Lodges, Gates Piers and Walls is a grade two (II) listed building in Charlton, Wiltshire, SN16. It was first listed in 1982.

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Two park gate lodges, 2 gate piers and walls. Circa 1835. Ashlar to lodges with stone slate roofs, squared dressed stone with ashlar copings to walls. Two identical neo-Jacobean lodges of 2 storeys set parallel to drive and at right-angles to the Malmesbury road. Rectangular in plan with gabled end walls decorated with balls and urns terminating in obelisks to kneelers and apexes of gables. Two-light windows with hoodmoulds to ground floor, single lights to upper. Tall ashlar stacks rising from eaves to rear. Square gate pier to right intact with dentil cornice and urn-obelisk finial; original pier to left demolished, only rebuilt stone stump remains. Curving quadrant walls terminating in square piers creating forecourt to left and right. Both lodges were in a very poor state of repair at time of resurvey (July 1986). (Tim Mowl & Brian Earnshaw, Trumpet at a Distant Gate, 1985)

Where is South Lodges, Gates Piers and Walls?

South Lodges, Gates Piers and Walls is located on South Lodges, Gates Piers and Walls, in Charlton, Wiltshire, SN16.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceST 94739 88337
Easting, Northing394739, 188337.36084
Latitude, Longitude51.593859, -2.077342
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1022215
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