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HER Number:MDV2945
Name:Fowelscombe Gate Lodge


Lodge at the entrance to Fowelscombe Estate


Grid Reference:SX 698 553
Map Sheet:SX65NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NE/47

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

Shown as "Lodge" on OS 25" (1880s) map as a small rectangular building to the northwest of "Fowlescombe Gate" with a gate across the drive running southwest to Fowlescombe.

Unknown, 1980, Fowlescombe Lodge (Unattributed Sites and Monuments Register Entry). SDV176102.

Fowlescombe Lodge. At the entrance to Fowlescombe Estate, on the crossroads known as Fowlescombe Gate. A two-storey lodge, gable front and side. Built in grey stone, cut and dressed in long, narrow, rectangular blocks, laid horizontal with no headers showing. On side facing road there is one rectangular window up and one down. In front facing lane to Fowlescombe Farm there is a stone porch with semi-circular arch doorway, and semi-circular arched window at side. A later addition to building at side away from road has plastered walls. A notice painted on wood fixed to the upper part of the side wall facing the road: "no path this way whoever is found trespassing after this notice will be prosecuted Date March 25th 1861".

Clark, J., 2013, Fowelscombe (ruin) (Un-published). SDV357547.

Sale particulars for the estate of 1919 refer to two entrance lodges.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV176102Unattributed Sites and Monuments Register Entry: Unknown. 1980. Fowlescombe Lodge.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86462 ]
SDV357547Un-published: Clark, J.. 2013. Fowelscombe (ruin). Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV108704Part of: Fowelscombe (Park/Garden)
MDV38043Related to: Gate Piers, Fowelscombe House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 31 2020 2:24PM