The Triumphal Arch, Garendon Park, Ashby Road, Loughborough - Charnwood

Triumphal entrance archway designed by Ambrose Phillipps, 1730s. Located on the edge of pleasure grounds around White Lodge, 1100 metres south west of the site of Garendon Hall. Aligned on the Temple of Venus to the east along an avenue of alternating deciduous and coniferous trees. Arch and lodge in fair condition although not regularly maintained. The outline application for a Sustainable Urban Extension was approved in 2015, subject to a Section 106 Agreement requiring repair and restoration of the park and its buildings. The scheme has yet to be implemented.

The Triumphal Arch, Garendon Park, Ashby Road, Loughborough - Charnwood
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: GARENDON PARK, THE TRIUMPHAL ARCH
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1361136
  • Local Planning Authority: Charnwood
  • Site Type: Gardens parks and urban spaces > Garden building

Location

  • Building Name: The Triumphal Arch
  • Street Name: Ashby Road
  • Locality: Loughborough
  • County: Leicestershire
  • District / Borough: Charnwood
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Loughborough
  • Region: East Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Fair
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Private
  • Designation: Listed Building grade I, RPG grade II

Contact Details

Erika Diaz Petersen 07920 478545

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England