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Description: Lodge Farmhouse
Date Listed: 30 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 120381
OS Grid Reference: TM0432528843
OS Grid Coordinates: 604325, 228843
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9206, 0.9699
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ARDLEIGH LODGE LANE
TM 02 NW
5/36 Lodge Farmhouse
House. Early C19 front range, C15/C16 rear range. Red brick front range and
other extensions and alterations. Plaster to rear timber framed range. Red
plain tiled roofs. End left chimney stack to front range. Rear left and right
stacks to rear range. 2 storeys. Front range. Dentilled eaves cornice, 3
window range of tripartite small paned vertically sliding sashes, gauged brick
arches excepting first floor central round headed single light. Central 4 panel
2 light door, reveal panels, moulded surround, flat canopy. Rear left range
with roof, hipped and sprocketted to left with gablet, 2 window range of
vari-light C19 style casements, C20 glazed door to right. Right range, single
range of vertically sliding sashes with glazing bars. The early C19 front range
has a stick baluster staircase with wreathed handrail. C15/C16 rear range with
end chimney stacks, that to ground floor left C16 with repaired inglenook and
first floor chamfered brick fireplace, pointed segmental head, semi-circular
back. Inglenook fireplace to ground floor right stack. Some brick flooring.
Stop chamfered bridging joists and heavy flat section ceiling beams. One arched
brace remains to tie beams. Halved and bridled top plate scarf. Complete roof
structure with simple 2 armed crown posts. Farmed by Benjamine Southgate in
partnership with Benjamine Day 1796. F.H. Erith "Ardleigh in 1796", 1978.
Listing NGR: TM0432528843
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Source: English Heritage
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