South Lodge
Belleview Lane

Front View

Rear View

SOUTH LODGE English Heritage listed number 1185760.  House 1907 built by H Hedley for F G Wainwright, shipbroker. Pebbledash with sandstone dressings, roof of flat tiles. Half E-plan, with service wing to east in place of left half. 2 storeys; 6 bays on main south elevation; 1-bay returns; 9 bays on north which has 2 cross gables at centre containing servants' entrance and house entrance. Tall mullioned and transomed staircase window over servants' door. House entrance in corbelled recess; door elliptical-headed, upper part glazed, with deep curved hood on brackets; art nouveau bell push, 5-light windows in one-bay set back; 2 small 2-light and one ox-eye windows irregularly placed in projecting cross-gable. South elevation : one-storey porch off-centre; ground- floor windows of 4-lights, central mullions and transoms removed from some; first-floor windows of 4, 2, 2, 2, 4 and 4 lights. All windows have stone mullions with quarter-round mouldings internally and externally; alternating block jambs have surrounding quarter-round mouldings. Roofs hipped with swept eaves except for gables over entrances and at Chinese-influence service wing of 2 low storeys. 3 square tapering chimneys, rendered, on ridges. The whole is a balanced compo- sition of varied shapes and scales. Interior : principal rooms ground floor have moulded fireplaces with stone kerbs; all doors have Tudor-arched top panels and ornamental hinges and lock plates; staircases have broad handrails and panelled balustrades.

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