LODGES, GATEWAY AND RAILINGS TO SOUTH OF PARK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1126376
Date first listed:
02-Apr-1976
Date of most recent amendment:
31-Jan-1984
Statutory Address:
LODGES, GATEWAY AND RAILINGS TO SOUTH OF PARK

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
LODGES, GATEWAY AND RAILINGS TO SOUTH OF PARK

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

County:
Cambridgeshire
District:
East Cambridgeshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Chippenham
National Grid Reference:
TL 66357 68199

Details

TL 66 NE CHIPPENHAM CHIPPENHAM PARK

6/67 Lodges, gateway and railings to south of Park 2.4.76 (formerly listed as Arch and South Lodges at Chippenham GV II* Park)

Matching pair of Neo Classical lodges and gateway c.1745 built for Lord Sandys. Ashlar limestone with low pitched slate roofs. Central, red brick stacks. Two storeys with main entrances facing carriageway and triangular pedimented gables to road. Band between floors. Three first floor casement windows with glazing bars recessed in segmental arches. One large central round-headed hung sash window with glazing bars shaped to arch flanked by two matching doors each with projecting cornice and Greek fret designed frieze. Low wall with iron railings shaped in plan links lodges to main entrance gateway. Large round-head archway with two small flanking arches with railings, two recessed panels above with swags and panel below, deep classical cornice with frieze inscription 'In spe spire'. Sculpture of Hope above in Coade stone, added by John Tharp, c.1800.

Barber R W. History of Cambridgeshire, p.31 O.S. Maps, 1885, 1903. C.R.O.

Listing NGR: TL6635768199

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
48992
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Barber, RW, History of Chippenham, (1897), 31
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 5 Cambridgeshire,

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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