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THE GATE HOUSE LODGE AND ATTACHED WALLS AND COACH HOUSE

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.

Name: THE GATE HOUSE LODGE AND ATTACHED WALLS AND COACH HOUSE

List entry Number: 1034759

Location

THE GATE HOUSE LODGE AND ATTACHED WALLS AND COACH HOUSE, MEREVALE LANE

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

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Merevale

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 309218

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History

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Details

MEREVALE MEREVALE LANE SP29NE (South-east side) 1/125 The Gate House Lodge and attached walls and coach house GV II Gatehouse and attached walls and coach house. 1848-49 by Henry Clutton for William Stratford Dugdale of Merevale Hall. Sandstone ashlar. Plain-tile roof has moulded coped gable parapets with moulded gablet kneelers; stone internal stacks. Gothic Revival style, with trefoiled lancets throughout. T-plan. One storey and attic; 3 wide bays. Wide gabled central range has buttresses flush with front. Large arch of continuous outer moulded and inner broad-chamfered orders, with hood mould and head stops. 2 lancets above arch. Between and above them is a large pointed quatrefoil with a shield of arms. Gable has large finial of a seated knight holding a shield. Vaulted interior of arch has inner wall. Simply moulded segmental pointed pedestrian and carriage arches have studded plank doors with elaborate strap hinges. Octagonal stair turret in re-entrant angle to left has splay string course, slit windows and stone roof with weatherings and finial. Right bay is blank. Internal stack to right has octagonal stacks with moulded cornices. Left return side has paired lancets to ground floor, and 3 above. Right return side has 2 lancets, and attic window of 3 trefoils under a relieving arch. Front towards the church is largely similar, but centre does not project. Buttresses flanking arch and to angles. Carved beasts below gable. Archway has moulded quadripartite vault with moulded corbels. Chamfered trefoiled arched studded doors to left and right. Attached walls are mostly of ashlar with stone coping. Roadside walls step down hill to left, with left half of coarser stonework, and up to right. On the south-east side the wall on the left ends in a small coach house with coped gable parapet and plain-tile roof, and double doors. The wall at right angles on the right steps down in stages between the gatehouse and the west front of the church. Chamfered doorway to the churchyard has shouldered head and studded door. (Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p353; Mark Girouard: The Victorian Country House, p67)

Listing NGR: SP2901397745

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Girouard, M, The Victorian Country House, (1971), 67
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 353
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 42 Warwickshire,

National Grid Reference: SP 29013 97745

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