LONGLEAT LODGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1200476
Date first listed:
11-Sep-1968
Statutory Address:
LONGLEAT LODGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
LONGLEAT LODGE

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Horningsham
National Grid Reference:
ST 81221 41913

Details

HORNINGSHAM LONGLEAT PARK ST 84 SW (south side) 2/144 Longleat Lodge 11.9.68

GV I

Archway with two lodges. Circa 1804, by Jeffry Wyatville for 2nd Marquess of Bath. Limestone ashlar. Classical style central arch flanked on south side by round-arched niches and Doric pilasters with entablature to lower stage, upper stage has Ionic pilasters and sashes, entablature to balustraded parapet. North side facing drive to Longleat House (q.v.) has cross windows flanking arch on ground floor, Doric pilasters and frieze, upper stage has round- arched niches with carved swags over. Doors with 6 fielded panels face each other across inside of archway, barrel-vaulted ceiling with moulded panels and rosettes. Either side of archway are single storey extensions of 1947, in conforming style; semi- elliptical blind panels with cross window and cornice to blocking course, returns have C20 porches and 2-light casements. Fine wrought-iron gates with Thynne monogram and arms, of 1860s for 4th Marquess of Bath. Part of an impressive approach to Longleat House (q.v.), from Horningsham Village. (D. Burnett, Longleat, 1978.)

Listing NGR: ST8064043911

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
313365
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Burnett, D, Longleat, (1978)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 46 Wiltshire,

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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