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The Lodge at Briggens House Hotel 300 Metres North of House, Hunsdon

Description: The Lodge at Briggens House Hotel 300 Metres North of House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159961

OS Grid Reference: TL4136011492
OS Grid Coordinates: 541360, 211492
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7842, 0.0479

Location: A414, Hunsdon, Hertfordshire SG12 8LB

Locality: Hunsdon
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG12 8LB

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Listing Text

(south side)

2/24 The Lodge at Briggens
House Hotel 300 metres
- N of house


Lodge. Mid C19. Single storey grey brick Tudor style gate house
facing N at the entrance to the North Drive. Low pitched gabled
roofs of large patent scalloped buff tiles. Main part N-S beside
drive, minor wing set back on E with roof at right angles. Front
gable has a plinth, 4-centred stone arched doorway with square-
headed moulded label and moulded heads as terminals. Half-glazed
door with small panes. Stone coat of arms over the door with
motto 'Pro Ars et Focis' and a serpentine, pierced wooden
bargeboard with finial to the roof overhang. Very wide eaves
overhang carried on elaborate pierced openwork cusped wooden
brackets with vigorously moulded corbel heads. W flankhas
toothed eaves course and 2 sunk panels each with a 2-light
mullioned wooden window with cast iron lattice casements and
moulded labels with foliate terminals. Tall brick central
chimney with 2 square shafts. Similar details on lower gabled
wing set back to E. A mid C19 ornamental gate lodge in Tudor
style, little altered. Part of the group of historic buildings
at Briggens.

Listing NGR: TL4136011492

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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