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Description: The Lodge, Gaddesden Place
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157849
OS Grid Reference: TL0411610916
OS Grid Coordinates: 504116, 210916
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7872, -0.4919
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GREAT GADDESDEN BRIDENS CAMP
TL 01 SW
3/68 The Lodge,
- Gaddesden Place
Gatelodge. Circa 1870 for Halsey family. Polychrome brick, Bath stone
dressings, half timbering to upper parts with white brick infill, steep
red tile roofs with bands of scalloped tiles. 2-storeys centre with
single-storey wings N and S. Faces E onto drive by entrance gates.
Centre has red brick ground floor banded in black brick, stone sills and
lintels of 2-storeys canted central bay window extended as bands. Heavy
wooden brackets spring from stone corbel course to support front jetty
of half-timbered 1st floor. Steep faceted roof to bay. S wing has
arcaded wooden recessed porch in front of boarded door and projecting
chimney carried up with elaborate polychrome shaft. Rectangular 2-light
bay window on S end of small projection with lean-to tiled roof on
pierced brackets. Panels of encaustic tiles set in aprons of upper
windows of bay. Similar recessed porch to N wing which has transomed
2-light casement and projecting N gable chimney. A coloured architect's
perspective drawing of the lodge is among the estate papers at The
Listing NGR: TL0411610916
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Source: English Heritage
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