King's Lodge, Long Marston

Description of this historic site

A stone built house of Post Medieval date that was partially rebuilt in brick or rendered in the 19th century. Charles II is believed to stayed here overnight during his retreat from the Battle of Worcester. The house is situated at the southern end of Long Marston.

Notes about this historic site

1 OS Map.
2 This house is noted as having been occupied for one night by Charles II during his retreat from the Battle of Worcester.
3 The house is of little architectural interest.
4 17th century or earlier. Stone but partly rebuilt in brick or covered with 19th century rendering. Ground floor on W and E is rubble with 2, 3 and 6-light stone mullion windows and continuous hood moulds. Remainder of little interest except for projecting 17th century stone chimney stacks with ashlar shafts.

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