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HER Number:MDV31986
Name:Forest Gate Lodge north-east of Mamhead House


Forest Gate formerly Arch Lodge a 19th century lodge with later alterations to the north-east of Mamhead House


Grid Reference:SX 937 815
Map Sheet:SX98SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMamhead
Ecclesiastical ParishMAMHEAD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX98SW/59
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 85951

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LODGE (XIX - 1820 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1938, 102NE. Revision of 1904 with additions in 1938. Provisional Edition (Cartographic). SDV336754.

Marked on 1938 and 1963 maps.

Department of Environment, 1952, St Thomas RD, 86 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV129122.

Arch Lodge, designed by Salvin. One-storey with one dormer in thatched roof. Red stone with circular end. Surrounded by veranda supported by tree trunks. Arch over road close by, round with castellated top.

Ordnance Survey, 1963, SX98SW (Cartographic). SDV337358.

Manning, P. T. + Turton, S. D., 1995, Archaeological assessment of the Kenn to Ashcombe gas pipeline, 4 (Report - Assessment). SDV337359.

English Heritage, 2009, List of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV343181.

Forest Gate formerly known as Arch Lodge Listed on 11th November 1952. Lodge to Mamhead House. Designed by Salvin who rebuilt Mamhead House 1828-1833 for Sir R. W. Newman Bart. Severe late 20th century alterations. Red sandstone with a thatched roof ; stack with paired stone shafts. Plan: Approximately rectangular with a rounded wing on the east side, overlooking the road, with a verandah. A castellated single-storey addition at the south-east corner is probably late 20th century. Exterior: Single-storey and attic. The east elevation has a rounded end with the thatch brought down over a verandah on posts and 4-light windows with pointed arched leaded panes, attic dormer in thatch. Front door (19th century plank and cover strip) on the right return which has an enlarged 20th century 4-light window and two attic dormers in the thatch with curly bargeboards, pendants and 20th century casements. The rear (west) elevation is gabled with pierced curly bargeboards and 1-light 20th century windows in original chamfered stone frames. Flight of rounded steps up to a 20th century door in the outshut on the south side, outshut with 2 3-light casements on the south side. Interior: Modernized. Other details: LBS Number 85951.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV129122List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1952. St Thomas RD. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 86.
SDV336754Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1938. 102NE. Revision of 1904 with additions in 1938. Provisional Edition. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV337358Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. SX98SW. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV337359Report - Assessment: Manning, P. T. + Turton, S. D.. 1995. Archaeological assessment of the Kenn to Ashcombe gas pipeline. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 95.14. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4.
SDV343181List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2009. List of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest. Historic Houses Register. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV10055Related to: Mamhead House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 21 2009 9:50AM