This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
LIPPITTS HILL 1.
1767 Lippittshill Lodge TQ 49 NW 6/217 II GV
Circa 1824 on site of an earlier house. Stucco, hipped Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys with plinth, quoins, modillion cornice. 3 sash windows in architrave surrounds, lower side windows 3 light, 1st floor cornices on consoles supporting pediments.
Door cornice hood in centre on brackets and fluted half columns with bases, no capitals. 2 storey 2 window wing.
Listed partly for historical interest as a former private asylum which housed the poet John Clare, 1837-40. The building then known as Dr Allen's Lunatic Asylum, Fair Mead House.
Lippithill lodge and Grotto forma group.
Listing NGR: TQ4004896764
© Mr Alan Simpson. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Simpson, Alan
Rights Holder: Simpson, Alan
Stucco, Welsh Slate, Georgian House, Victorian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Lodge, Psychiatric Hospital, Health And Welfare, Hospital
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