SPYE ARCH LODGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1033912

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1962

Statutory Address: SPYE ARCH LODGE, BOWDEN HILL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SPYE ARCH LODGE, BOWDEN HILL

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Bromham

National Grid Reference: ST9416767934

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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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 311151

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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