This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SS5533SE NORTH WALK 684-1/7/206 (East side) 31/12/73 Castle Lodge including sundial (Formerly Listed as: NORTH WALK (East side) Castle Lodge and gates)
Lodge at entrance to park in front of Castle Mound, and sundial. Probably mid C19. Squared stone rubble. Low pyramidal slated roof. Chimney with crenellated top on apex of roof. Small square building designed as a mock castle with disproportionately large round turret at each corner. One storey. Front has 2 large square-headed windows with chamfered surrounds and hoodmoulds; 2-light mullioned and transomed wood casements, probably not original. Left side wall, facing the park gates (qv), has 2 similar windows, but with original wood glazing; chamfered mullions and transoms, upper lights have flattened, trefoiled arches. One window in rear wall with wood casement like those at the front; no hoodmould. Right side wall obscured by C20 concrete block addtion. Doorway in angle-turret to left has chamfered surround and hoodmould; curved plank door with ornate strap-hinges. The other 3 turrets have exaggeratedly tall slits, those in the 2 turrets nearest the doorway with loops top and bottom. All 4 fronts and the turrets are finished with a moulded string course and crenellated parapet. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: in the forecourt of the building is a large sundial made of a single piece of slate with the centre missing; incised with the name BARNSTAPLE.
Listing NGR: SS5550633317
© Dr Barbara Hilton. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Hilton, Barbara
Rights Holder: Hilton, Barbara
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