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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.


List entry Number: 1055993



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Ightfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Aug-1971

Date of most recent amendment: 01-Mar-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 260566

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IGHTFIELD C.P. NEW STREET LANE (south SJ 63 NW side) 6/15 The Lodge and adjoining 20.8.71 gate and gate piers (formerly listed as Lodge to north of Cloverley Hall on Adderly Road) II

Shown on O.S. map as Cloverley Lodge. Entrance lodge. Circa 1868-70, by William Eden Nesfield. Red brick with banded plain and fishscale slate-hung gables. Graded slate roof. T-plan. One storey and attic. Tall chamfered brick plinth. External lateral brick stack to south with pitched-roofed link to attic and ashlar dressings to pair of tall intersecting circular shafts with oversailing tops. East front: left-hand gabled cross wing has double-chamfered plinth, canted bay with 1-:3-:1-light wooden mullioned and transomed window, plaster panels above with incised ornament, and steeply-hipped slate roof. Central door set back to right in angle of wing with 3 beaded flush lower panels, 2 glazed upper panels and porch formed by overhanging eaves, slightly raised over door, supported on wooden posts; short rail to right with turned baluster and wrought-iron finial. Small one-light wooden casement to right. Right-hand gable end with 3-light wooden mullioned and transomed window. Cast-iron square section downpipes, and cast rainwater heads with disc or 'pie' ornament, typical of Nesfield. Adjoining gate and gate piers. Red brick with sandstone ashlar dressings. Low brick linking walls with chamfered brick tops to chamfered stone copings. Former wrought-iron railings now removed except for small section in side of porch. Pair of square gate piers, each with moulded stone plinth , moulded cornice and pyramidal stone cap with reeded edges at base, projecting disc or 'pie' ornament and trumpet finial. Late C20 wooden gate replacing C19 one. End pier to left, similar to gate piers but smaller. Interior of lodge not inspected. This lodge marks the former north entrance to Cloverley Hall (q.v.), of 1864-70 and also by Nesfield. Mark Girouard, The Victorian Country House (London, 1979), pp. 72 and 402; Clive Aslet in Country Life, Vol. CLXIII pp. 678-81 and 766-69.

Listing NGR: SJ6187737696

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Girouard, M, The Victorian Country House, (1971), 72 and 402
'Country Life' in Country Life, (1978), 678-81
'Country Life' in Country Life, (1978), 766-69

National Grid Reference: SJ 61877 37696


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