This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ST 8268 BOX BATH ROAD (south side)
3/27 The Cemetery Lodge
Entrance Lodge to Box Cemetery, 1857 by Poulton and Woodman of Reading, crazed rubble banded in ashlar with stone tiled roof, sawtooth ridge, coped gables and triple ridge stack. One and a half storeys. Highly ornate Gothic with openings further emphasised with alternating rubble and ashlar voussoirs. Gable- ended to road with pierced star in apex, 2-'light pointed window to first floor and 2-light ground floor window with keyhole- main lights and blank circle above under segmental-pointed voussoir course continued each side over small triangular ashlar panels with pierced star. Two small flanking buttresses. West front has projecting steeply gabled porch to left with iron finial, pointed arched doorway and 2 very small lights low down to side walls. To right, single keyhole light and 2-light window similar to that on north wall ground floor. South end wall has 2-light pointed head window. Similar window to gabled east side projection.
Listing NGR: ST8206168420
© Mr Kim Aplin. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Aplin, Kim
Rights Holder: Aplin, Kim
Ashlar, Rubble, Tile, Victorian Gate Lodge, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Garden Building, Cemetery, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Funerary Site
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