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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: 1383781



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Richard's Castle (Shropshire)

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 484213

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SO57SW OVERTON 482-1/9/171 The Lodge 12/11/54


Country house. Probably 1783 with earlier core. By Thomas Symonds of Hereford. Painted stone ashlar with parapeted part-hipped slate roof and part-rendered brick ridge and end stacks. Late Classical style with channelled rusticated plinth, corner pilasters, storey bands and cornice. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attic and basement. Entrance front is a 5-window range disposed 1:3:1, the centre slightly advanced with 4/4:6/6:4/4 sashes over a Roman Doric porch with 4 columns supporting an entablature, with triglyph and paterae frieze and balustrade. The centre first-floor window has console brackets and swagged frieze. Over this section the parapet is swept up and there is a flat-topped frontispiece with 2/2:3/3:2/2 sashes and 4 balls above. To either side of the central section are 6/6 sashes with moulded architraves, the ground floor with husk swags. A flight of steps leads up to the porch which has glazed double doors and 2/4 sashes within, and balustrades under the sashes and to sides. Windows in basement and ornamental semicircular openings under porch. Returned fronts are 3- and 4-window ranges of 6/6 sashes and a similar canted bay each with 6/6 sashes, plinth, balustrades below the windows, and balustraded parapet. 2-light dormers behind main roof parapet. Behind the left front is a single-storey service range linking to the stables (qv) and behind the right front a projecting range with simple canted bay and two 6/6 sashes over, with further single-storey wing behind. INTERIOR: fine cantilevered stone staircase with lyre-patterned cast-iron balusters, and chimneypieces with scrolled consoles on fluted Ionic columns.

Listing NGR: SO5001172178

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National Grid Reference: SO 50011 72178


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