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© Mr Cyril N. Chapman LRPS

IoE Number: 378880
Location: LOWER LODGE TO ASHTON COURT AND ATTACHED GATES, RAILINGS AND BOLLARDS, ASHTON ROAD (north side)
  BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Photographer: Mr Cyril N. Chapman LRPS
Date Photographed: 14 February 2001
Date listed: 04 March 1977
Date of last amendment: 30 December 1994
Grade II*

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BRISTOL ST5671 ASHTON ROAD, Bower Ashton 901-1/44/414 (North side) 04/03/77 Lower Lodge to Ashton Court and attached gates, railings and bollards (Formerly Listed as: ASHTON ROAD Gateway of Ashton Park School) II* Entrance lodge. c1805. By Henry Wood. For Sir Hugh Smyth. Limestone ashlar, roof not visible. Single-depth plan each side of gate. Picturesque Tudor style. 2 storeys; 5-window range. Tudor arch gateway with ovolo reveal and impost band, flanked by octagonal towers and single-storey wings. 3 lancets above the arch with Y tracery and hoods, and iron glazing bars. Tall, thin lancets to the towers with iron glazing bars, and 4-light mullioned windows with label moulds in the wings. All battlemented, above a corbel table. INTERIOR: open-string stone stair in the left-hand block leads to a room above the arch with panelled niches. Wooden winder stair in the right-hand rear tower. Plain shutters and 6-panel doors, with lancet mouldings in the middle panes. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: wrought-iron gates, railings and Pennant stone coach bollards front and rear. Built as the Lower Lodge to Ashton Court (qv). (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 285).

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