Building record MDR4719 - North Lodge, Kedleston Park, Kedleston

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(SK 32164122) The North Lodge, Kedleston Park, Kedleston. (1) The Grade I listed North Lodge was built circa 1760 by Robert Adam. The lodge has two storeys and a giant ashlar archway with fluted Doric columns supporting a frieze cornice and pediment. (2) The North Lodge, with 18th century wrought iron gates by Benjamin Yates, stands in the grounds of Kedleston Hall. (3) The North Lodge was one of Adam's first buildings to be completed at Kedleston between 1760-62. The lodge is situated on the former rond-point which formed the focal point for a number of radiating rides through woodland in the early 18th century park. The lodge is constructed from red bricks faced in ashlar and has a Welsh slate roof. It has a tall carriage archway flanked by low pavilions and a Roman Doric pedimented entrance with fluted columns, triglyph frieze and coat of arms pediment. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1975. 1:10000.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1109091.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Derbyshire. 2nd ed., revised. p 258.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Marshall, G (The National Trust). 1989. National Trust Archaeological Survey : Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire. p 146.



Grid reference Centred SK 3216 4122 (10m by 20m) (Centre)

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Jan 28 2015 12:23PM

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