This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SX 45 SW MAKER-WITH-RAME MOUNT EDGCUMBE COUNTRY PARK
6/196 Triumphal Arch at Higher Lodge (formerly listed as the Drywalk 23.1.68 Gate) GV II*
Triumphal arch as entrance gateway. Circa 1790, built to commemorate the visit of George III. Granite ashlar. Carriage arch with flanking walls each with doorway and terminal pier. The archway has piers on moulded plinths. A round arch with keyed head and cornice above. Moulded granite volutes on flanking walls to either side of arch. Doorways have combined roll and hollow moulded architraves. These are blocked with cast iron railings. Blocking course to top of wall, terminal piers with ball finials. The gates to the carriage arch are C19 replacements in cast iron with spike finials, and horizontal members have scrolled decoration. In similar style to piers at entrance to Lower Lodge (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SX4334551282
© Anne Newell. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Newell, Anne
Rights Holder: Newell, Anne
Ashlar, Cast Iron, Granite, Georgian Triumphal Arch, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument, Gate, Unassigned, Wall, Monument (By Form), Barrier, Railings
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