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HER Number:MDV23521
Name:Higher Lodge, Maristow Park


Pair of gate lodges built around 1839. Constructed of granite ashlar with pyramidal slate roofs with ball finials. Each lodge has a large granite porch and single storey wings on the outer sides.


Grid Reference:SX 503 640
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBickleigh (SH)
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTAMERTON FOLIOT

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SW/80
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LODGE (Built, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1984, South Hams, 5 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV336648.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

Higher Lodge including gatepiers, gates and railings. Pair of gate lodges to Maristow Park. Circa 1839 by Charles Fowler for Sir Ralph Lopes. Granite ashlar. Slate pyramidal roofs with ball finials. Square on plan. Two storeys. Ground floor rusticated and with very large keyblocks to window arch. First floor has large corner pilasters, dentils to stone eaves cornice, small tripartite round-headed windows with diamond panes. Each lodge has large granite porch with massive pilasters and entablature. Small plain rendered chimneystacks over the corners at the front. Single-storey wings on outer sides. Including plain granite gatepiers to carriageway between with iron gates. Flanking railings link gatepiers to the lodges.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336648List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1984. South Hams. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 5.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #83995 ]
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 4 2014 10:47AM