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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: 1253469



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


District: Knowsley

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Knowsley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Jan-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 436693

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SJ 49 SW 248 8/36

KNOWSLEY, KNOWSELY LANE (West Side), Little Wood Lodge


Lodge Cottage. c1880s. Red sandstone with bonded plain and fishscale red clay tile roof. Single storey. Irregular plan, basically cross sloped with octagonal room added in the lower lefthand angle. Deeply chamfered plinth with moulded top, continuous sill bond and eaves entablature with plain frieze and moulded cornice throughout. Street elevation has projecting central bay with advanced, gabled central section. This has paired round headed sash windows in colonnetted surrounds with incised spandrels, all set within deeply chamfered surround. Gable above is eared and has moulded copings and central panel with shield. To other side bays have similar round headed sashes in colonnetted surrounds with incised spandrels set within chamfered surrounds. To side of hipped roof to central bay is a large stack with triple oval-sectioned flues decorated with plaster and cornices. Beyond to right and slightly recessed is an open arcaded porch, with single keyed round arch to front and 3 to right return; central arch has stone steps up to it, righthand arch has round head sash within. Other elevations have similar round headed scales in colonnetted and chamfered surrounds, single windows to each side of octagonal room, paired sashes to rear gabled elevation and triple sashes to left return. Hipped roofs, pyramidal roof to octagonal room. Interior very simple. Formerly lodge to Croxteth Hall.

Listing NGR: SJ4328694281

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National Grid Reference: SJ 43286 94281


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