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HER Number:MDV32035
Name:Lodges to the east of Youlston


Pair of small 18th century gateway lodges at the eastern entrance to Youlston Park


Grid Reference:SS 590 373
Map Sheet:SS53NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishShirwell
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHIRWELL

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53NE/4/2
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II*)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LODGE (XVIII to XXI - 1701 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Two small square buildings shown as 'Lodge' at the entrance to Youlston Park on 19th century map.

Ordnance Survey, 1905, 9SE (Cartographic). SDV335634.

'Lodge' shown on 1905 map.

Ordnance Survey, 1963, SS53NE (Cartographic). SDV337295.

No sign of lodge on 1963 map.

English Heritage, 1965, Shirwell (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV338549.

Pair of small gateway lodges. Continuous impost and sill bands. Single niches on east and west faces with keystones of grotesque masks contain oval urns on pedestal. Masks with human heads and rams horns to either side of mythological figures on drum. Low curved stone walls left and right. Other details: LBS No 98233.

Department of Environment, 1984, Shirwell, 30 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV338546.

Pair of lodges, 700 meters east of Youlston Park. Pair of small gateway lodges with opposing entrance doors. Late 18th century. Ashlar with pyramidal slate roof and moulded wooden eaves cornice. Square plan with 4 pediments breaking forward on each side. Single niches. Low curved stone walls. Railings, 20th century, between lodges not included in listing.

Cherry, B. + Pevsner, N., 1989, The Buildings of England: Devon, 927 (Monograph). SDV325629.

Stuccoed over brick. Hipped roofs.

Devon Gardens Trust, 2003, Youlston Park (Reg/Local list of Historic Parks and Gdns). SDV338547.

Ordnance Survey, 2006, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV324628.

Lodges shown on modern mapping as two small square buildings on either side of the drive from Shirwell Road to Youlston.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV324628Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2006. MasterMap. MasterMap. Digital.
SDV325629Monograph: Cherry, B. + Pevsner, N.. 1989. The Buildings of England: Devon. The Buildings of England: Devon. Hardback Volume. 927.
SDV335634Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 9SE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337295Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. SS53NE. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV338546List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1984. Shirwell. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 30.
SDV338547Reg/Local list of Historic Parks and Gdns: Devon Gardens Trust. 2003. Youlston Park. Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England. Unknown.
SDV338549List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 1965. Shirwell. Historic Houses Register. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV32400Related to: Railway Carriage to the southeast of Youlston Park Entrance (Building)
MDV32499Related to: Youlston Park, Shirwell (Park/Garden)
MDV925Related to: Youlston, Shirwell (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 30 2007 9:32AM