This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SD3618NE BOTANIC ROAD, Churchtown 664-1/7/257 (North side) No.2 Lodge at entrance to Botanic Gardens
One of a pair of lodges at main entrance to Botanic Gardens.
c1876. Red brick in Flemish bond with sandstone dressings, slate roof with bands of green fishscale slates. Neo-Jacobean style. Modified T-plan formed by main range parallel to drive (on its right-hand side) and a service wing to the rear. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, presenting a gabled one-window facade to Botanic Road; with quoins, a plain sill band to each floor (carried round), steeply-pitched roof with pierced ridge cresting and coped gable with branched apex finial. The front gable has a rectangular bay window at ground floor with cross-casements, shouldered reveal, cavetto cornice and hipped lead-clad roof; a tall cross-window at first floor with stone lintel under a stone segmental-pointed relieving arch; blind quatrefoil in the gable above. The facade to the drive has a small 5-sided single-storey bay window in the centre with 3 narrow sashes, an enriched stone frieze and a steeply-pitched hipped roof with fishscale band.
Slightly extruded chimney stack corbelled from first floor, and to the left one cross-window on each floor, with a gablet above the upper window. The service wing is in similar style, also with a gablet. INTERIOR: not inspected. Forms a group with No.1 Lodge (qv), with the associated Gate piers and gates between them (qv), and with the former Lock-up to the east (qv).
Listing NGR: SD3667018591
© Mr Bob Cottrell. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Cottrell, Bob
Rights Holder: Cottrell, Bob
Brick, Sandstone, Slate, Victorian Service Wing, Domestic, Gate Lodge, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Garden Building