Listed Building: ENTRANCE LODGE OF ARBORETUM, ARBORETUM SQUARE (1215237)

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Grade II
Authority English Heritage
Volume/Map/Item 893, 6, 10
Date assigned Thursday, February 24, 1977
Date last amended

Description

Circa 1850. Architect, Duesbury (who designed the Town Hall). The Arboretum, which was given to the town by Joseph Strutt, was laid out by Loudon in 1840. The original lodges, which were by E B Lamb, were in Elizabethan style (Pevsner). Built of brick with stone dressings. Of 3 bays, the central slightly projecting and having raised mnunental feature with coupled pilasters at aides of a semi-circular headed niche containing a stone statue of Strutt and surmounted by a segmental pediment with obelisk finials at centre and sides. A single-storeyed lodge at either side, each with pediment enclosing scrolled escutcheon, pilasters at sides, panelled frieze, cornice and parapet topped by ball-head and urn finial (1 missing); semi-circular headed window at centre in rusticated surround with cornice; stone plinth. Stone paved forecourt at rear enclosed by arcaded brick and stone wall surmounted by balustrading.

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Grid reference SK 35593 35093 (point)
Map sheet SK33NE
Civil Parish DERBY, DERBY, DERBYSHIRE

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Jan 2 2014 12:35PM

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