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HER Number:MDV32024
Name:South Lodge, Shobrooke Park


Former lodge to Shobrooke House built circa 1850 by T. L. Donaldson for John Hippisley Tuckfield. Constructed in Portland stone ashlar in neo-latinate style under slate roofs.


Grid Reference:SS 852 008
Map Sheet:SS80SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishShobrooke
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHOBROOKE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS80SE/48
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

The Tithe Map shows the park prior to the diversion of the road and extension of the park to the south by John Hippisley Tuckfield in the mid 19th century. The site of an earlier lodge is shown at the former entrance to the driveway.

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

South Lodge marked.

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

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

South Lodge. House, formerly lodge to Shobrooke House. Circa 1850 by T L Donaldson for John Henry Hippisley. Portland stone ashlar with slate roofs. Neo-Latianate style. Mostly 2 storeys. 2-room main block with central tripartite ashlar chimney stack. Door and Doric porch in east gable front. 1-room block at right angles to north (right) and single-storey wing with pierced stone parapets of fretwork pattern towards road to south (left of front). Vermiculated quoins at narrow round-headed windows, with simple architraves and deep sills in small scrolls, set either side of porch; another above, and in left-hand wing. Timber casements with quarter circle tops, 4 panes per light with glazing bars in each opening. Low pitch roof with eaves supported on simple scroll-shaped stone brackets.

Department of Environment, 30/11/1984, Shobrooke, 38 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV45659.

English Heritage, Aug 2003, Shobrooke Park (Register of Parks and Gardens in England). SDV338275.

Nicholas Pearson Associates, Sept 2013, Shobrooke Park, Parkland Plan, 45, 59-60 (Report - Survey). SDV352483.

A new south lodge was built when the park was extended by moving the public road further south.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV338275Register of Parks and Gardens in England: English Heritage. Aug 2003. Shobrooke Park. Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England. Unknown.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV352483Report - Survey: Nicholas Pearson Associates. Sept 2013. Shobrooke Park, Parkland Plan. Nicholas Pearson Associates Report. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. 45, 59-60.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #87365 ]
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV45659List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 30/11/1984. Shobrooke. Historic Houses Register. 38.

Associated Monuments

MDV32023Related to: Gate Posts, Gates and Iron Railings, South Lodge, Shobrooke (Building)
MDV107107Related to: Old South Lodge, Shobrooke Park (Building)
MDV107106Related to: Road from Creedy Bridge to Shobrooke (Monument)
MDV32594Related to: Shobrooke Park (Park/Garden)
MDV21778Related to: Shobrooke Park House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6279 - Site survey and Analysis of Shobrooke Park

Date Last Edited:May 29 2014 10:49AM