CRANBORNE LODGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1304284
Date first listed:
18-Mar-1955
Statutory Address:
CRANBORNE LODGE, CASTLE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CRANBORNE LODGE, CASTLE STREET

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

County:
Dorset
District:
East Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Cranborne
National Grid Reference:
SU 05599 13136

Details

CRANBORNE SU 0513 CASTLE STREET (South side)

11/16 Cranborne Lodge

18.3.55 GV II

Country House, central block of c.1700 with mid C18 east and west extensions; further extensions to the north east of the late C18 or early C19 and again of the C20. Original work for the Stillingfleet family. Brick, part Flemish bond, part header bond, with some ashlar dressings. Tiled and lead roofs largely concealed behind a brick parapet. 3 storeys and attics. Original north front of 4 bays under pediment with first floor plat band. 12-pane sashes to first 2 floors, 6-pane sashes to 2nd floor. First floor openings have large triple keystones and rusticated architraves. Central pedimented porch with Ionic columns and part-glazed door. Symmetrical 9 bay south front 3:3:3 the central pavilion being the original house. First floor plat band. Central pavilion has a tetrastyle facade with a giant order of Ionic pilasters. 12-pane C19 sashes under flat gauged brick arches with triple keystones. Central pedimented Ionic columned doorway with rusticated, round headed window over; glazed door. Pediment has pulvinated frieze and contains a round-headed window with stone keystone and imposts.

Internal features: many rooms have C18 fittings, moulded cornices and panelled dadoes together with some C18 chimney pieces; the south hall has an Ionic colonnade; a first floor room contains an elaborate rococo plastered ceiling with matching chimney piece. The centrepiece of the ceiling is a gilt eagle surrounded with clouds and thunderbolts; one bedroom contains a plaster cornice with oak leaves and acorns. (RCHM, Dorset, vol. V, p.12-13, no.5. Newman, J and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p.174.)

Listing NGR: SU0559113137

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
107353
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1975), 12-13
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Dorset, (1972), 174

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: 04 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/03175/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Letcher. Source Historic England Archive
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