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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: 1307411



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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kilmersdon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Mar-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 267921

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KILMERSDON CP ST75SW AMMERDOWN PARK 6/138 Kilmersdon Lodges, gate piers and gates 11.3.68 - II*

Pair of lodges, gate piers and gates. Lodges 1788 by James Wyatt; gate piers and gates probably early C19; for Jolliffe family. Ashlar, roofs missing. Lodges Greek Revival; square on plan; flanking former driveway. Centres of front (inward-facing) and side elevations break forward slightly with pediments; plain side and angle pilasters support entablature with plain frieze and cornice; centre of each front emphasised as a shallow portico with distyle Ionic columns. Windows, 2 in front, one each side, are blank with glazing missing, cambered heads, cambered head recesses. Door opening to centre of each portico in moulded architrave, doors missing. Between the lodges a pair of square ashlar panelled gate piers with moulded cornices and square die-shaped caps; double ornamental cast-iron central gates and similar pedestrian gates. Ensemble in distressingly poor state at time of resurvey (May 1985). (Country Life, Feb 16, 1929).

Listing NGR: ST7066152290

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 16 February, (1929)
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 37 Somerset,

National Grid Reference: ST 70661 52290


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