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HER Number:MDV43558
Name:Wonford House Lodge


Gatehouse to the former Wonford House Lunatic Asylum.


Grid Reference:SX 937 916
Map Sheet:SX99SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExeter
Ecclesiastical ParishHEAVITREE
Ecclesiastical ParishST.LEONARDS

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX99SW/224/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 471806

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV23857.

Des=os 6"(1933)80se.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV23858.

Dcms/schedule/871/15/10030/in pf.

Cherry, B. + Pevsner, N., 1989, The Buildings of England: Devon, 408 (Monograph). SDV325629.

Lodge to Wonford Hospital. In matching style.

Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 2001, 1781/0/10004 (Correspondence). SDV237542.

Listed grade ii (dcms).

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Historic England, 2015, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV358087.

Gatehouse to the former Wonford House Lunatic Asylum (qv). 1865 by W F Cross. Uncoursed stone with ashlar dressings. Slated roof with tall stone chimney stack and coped Flemish gables with ball finials. L-shaped plan with porch in the angle. Single storey. Round-arched doorway with large keystone: flanked by brackets supporting a pediment; a blind arch on the return. Facing the drive, a canted bay window with enriched plaque above the roof; facing the road a 2-1ight transom and mullion window.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV237542Correspondence: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 2001. 1781/0/10004. A4 Stapled.
SDV23857Migrated Record:
SDV23858Migrated Record:
SDV325629Monograph: Cherry, B. + Pevsner, N.. 1989. The Buildings of England: Devon. The Buildings of England: Devon. Hardback Volume. 408.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #91749 ]
SDV358087National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2015. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV112267Part of: Wonford Hospital Grounds (Park/Garden)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 14 2015 4:03PM