|Thu 15th March, 1984
|Statutory Listed Building
|No. 222 and Gate Piers Station Road Cropston LE7 7LD
|Volume, Map, Item
|286, 4, 127
|Rothley & Thurcaston
Lodge of 1838. Coursed and squared granite with stone dressings, rusticated quoins, and Swithland slate roof with ridge and rear stacks. One storey in Tudor style with ornamental barge boards to gables and eaves. Entrance faces drive and left side faces road. Gabled porch with three Tudor arches now filled with glazed door and windows leads to door. Tablet with crest over. Two 2 light lattice casements with hoodmoulds to right. Date over. On left side a 3 light lattice casement with stone tablet carved with Danvers-Butler arms in gable. Similar 2 light casement to left and a 3 light casement in C20. One storey extension to rear. Built as lodge to Swithland Hall. A pair of gate piers to drive adjoins lodge. They are constructed of rusticated granite blocks.
The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.
Statutory Listing covers all parts of the property and its curtilage, ie all internal and external elements whether described or not.