SCREEN, LODGES AND GATES AT OULTON PARK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1138435
Date first listed:
03-Jan-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
12-Mar-1986
Statutory Address:
SCREEN, LODGES AND GATES AT OULTON PARK, OULTON PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
SCREEN, LODGES AND GATES AT OULTON PARK, OULTON PARK

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

District:
Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Little Budworth
National Grid Reference:
SJ 59130 65309

Details

LITTLE BUDWORTH C.P. OULTON PARK SJ 56 NE 3/50 Screen, lodges and gates at Oulton Park 3.1.67 [Formerly listed as Lodge Gate,Oulton Park (2 cottages)] GV II* Screen, lodges and gates. Circa 1775 by Joseph Turner. Whitewashed red sandstone ashlar. Central screen wall with gateway and lateral two storey lodges with single storey wings at left and right. Road front: moulded plinth. Central screen with round arch to centre having hood mould. To either side are lower rectangular sunken panels. Moulded band at level of springing of central arch and arched niches above this. Central armigerous shield over arch with Rococ surround and swags to either side. Flat coping to screen with central ramped surmount with fanned flutings and central extended acanthus leaf tongue and six flattened balls to top bearing three crossed metal arrows. To either side of this screen are projecting lodges with pedimental gables and central blind round-arched recesses, with a moulded band at the level of their springing continuing across from the screen. Swags draped around paterae above this and shallow pedimental gables with modillion cornice. To either side are slightly recessed wings with two blank rectangular sunken panels to each side and modillion cornice at eaves level. Central C18 gates with round arched top and band of rounded decoration to lower half. Rear: Similar save that screen wall has rectangular sunken panels to upper lateral walls. Pedimentally gabled lodges have windows of 3 x 3 panes to the ground and first floors and the recessed wings have 3 rectangular sunken panels each, the central ones containing windows of 3 x 3 panes.

Listing NGR: SJ5913065309

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
57332
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 23 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/07782/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Riley. Source Historic England Archive
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