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Description: North Lodge
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159995
OS Grid Reference: TL4135113186
OS Grid Coordinates: 541351, 213186
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7995, 0.0485
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TL 4113 HUNSDON HUNSDONBURY
8/23 North Lodge
Lodge. Mid C19. Tall, single storey, polychrome brick Gothic
gate lodge with red tiled very steep roof. T-shaped with wing
projecting to W, having a canted mullioned bay window facing onto
the drive, a small hipped gablet carried on cusped brackets and
projecting rafter feet. White brick walling generally with deep
chamfer to plinth and 2 bands of buff brick (at different levels
in each wing). The N gable is half-hipped with a trefoil pierced
gablet surmounted by a wrought iron finial on octagonal wooden
base. Very deep bargeboard chamfered with flat ogee cusping.
Tall 3-light mullioned window with deep gauged brick flat arch
chamfered and stopped on its front edge. Heavy chamfered wooden
frame. Lower diagonal set tiled porch in angle. Half-hipped
with finial and very deep chamfered arched bargeboard with 4
small trefoil holes. Porch carried on heavy arched braces and
moulded corbels at knee height. Flat 2-centred arched doorway,
plank door and simple fishtailed hinge plate. 2 Portland stone
steps and landing of black and red tiles. Porch now propped on
chamfered posts. A striking Gothic polychrome brick and tile
gate lodge of special architectural interest. Part of group with
Listing NGR: TL4144713107
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Source: English Heritage
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