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Description: Thunderdell Lodge
Date Listed: 30 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 157740
OS Grid Reference: SP9795612542
OS Grid Coordinates: 497956, 212542
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8030, -0.5807
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LITTLE GADDESDEN RINGSHALL
SP 91 SE (East side) Ashridge Park
1/209 Thunderdell Lodge
30.11.66 (Formerly listed as Thunderdell
Lodge, Ashridge Park)
Gatelodge to Ashridge, now a private house. Circa 1817 by Jeffry Wyatt
for Earl of Bridgewater. Limestone in chequer pattern with coursed
squared knapped flints. Yorkstone plinth slabs. Steep slate roofs. A
2-storeys L-shaped building with main range N-S and shorter wing
extending to E from S end. Polygonal 2-storeys projection at: S next SW
corner with 3 windows on each floor. Projecting parapeted square single-
storey porch at S end of W wall with Tudor arched S doorway with
battened door and narrow moulded E window. 2 windows and modern matching
door on W side, windows on each floor on E gable 2-light over 3-light.
Hollow chamfered stone mullioned windows, moulded labels to ground
floor, iron casements with lattice leaded glazing. Y-tracery to Tudor
arched upper gable windows. Crow stepped gable parapets to N and E with
splendid scroll stone finial at E. Large stone chimneys with diagonal
square shafts. Chequered stone and knapped flint wall with moulded brick
capping extends round garden on E of lodge. (Linstrum(1972)228-9).
Listing NGR: SP9795612542
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Source: English Heritage
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