HIGH LODGE AND ATTACHED WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1052918
Date first listed:
27-Aug-1957
Date of most recent amendment:
27-Jul-1988
Statutory Address:
HIGH LODGE AND ATTACHED WALLS

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Location

Statutory Address:
HIGH LODGE AND ATTACHED WALLS

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
West Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Blenheim
National Grid Reference:
SP 43048 15547

Details

BLENHEIM SP41NW 2/18 High Lodge and attached walls 27/08/57 (Formerly listed as High Lodge Blenheim Park Combe, Oxon) - II*

Hunting lodge, now house. c.1768, by Capability Brown. Coursed limestone rubble; hipped Welsh slate roofs. 3-unit plan. Gothick style. Front, of 3-window range, has central 3-storey tower flanked by 2-storey bays. 3-storey canted bay window to centre: 2-light pointed-arched windows with applied wood frames above pointed-arched doorway with studded door. Similar windows in flanking bays. Raised storey and parapet bands; crenellated parapet. Similar windows to sides and rear of tower have sashes with octagonal panes. Porches with crenellated parapets to rear of flanking bays. To rear of tower is pointed arched doorway with studded door, and crenellated walls enclosing yard of approximately 10 x 10 metres. Interior not inspected. Stands on site of medieval lodge. (Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p474; D. Green, Blenheim Palace: 1951, pp30, 32-36)

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
253000
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Green, D, Blenheim Palace, (1951), 30, 32-36
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 474
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 34 Oxfordshire

Legal

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

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Date: 11 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/06988/08
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