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SPYE ARCH LODGE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: SPYE ARCH LODGE

List entry Number: 1033912

Location

SPYE ARCH LODGE, BOWDEN HILL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bromham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1962

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 311151

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST 96 NW 1/1 19.3.62

BROMHAM BOWDEN HILL

Spye Arch Lodge

GV II*

Gate lodge to Spye Park, the former gatehouse of Brombam House, C16, moved and remodelled slightly in later C18. Ashlar with stone slate roof. Two storeys with battlemented parapet, high plinth and angle buttresses. Large four-centred arch with hoodmould and carved arms in spandrels. Later inserted round arch. Flanking C18 Gothick ogee-headed ashlar niches. Fine first floor 1:3:1-light mullion-and-transom oriel with Tudor-arched heads to upper lights, moulded cornice and parapet. Deep carved apron has arms of Henry VIII flanked by finely carved panels. The moulded base also has fine carving. Bases of 2 finials to oriel and 2 similar to parapet each side. Centre battlement has carved griffin head and outer battlement each side a donkey's head. Rear is similar but slightly simplified, no transom to oriel, no finials. Fine carving to apron panels and arch spandrels. Sides are rubble stone with pair of C18 Gothick lancet lights in heavy projecting surrounds to first floor each side. Ground floor doors. (N. Pevsner Wiltshire 1975 120)

Listing NGR: ST9416767934

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N , The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, (1975), 120

National Grid Reference: ST9416767934

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