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Description: Measham Lodge
Date Listed: 20 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 187928
OS Grid Reference: SK3400211189
OS Grid Coordinates: 434002, 311189
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6973, -1.4983
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MEASHAM GALLOWS LANE
SK 31 SW
4/38 Measham Lodge
House of earlier C18 with c1800 wings. Red brick, Flemish bond, with
brick dentilled eaves and twin span roof of C20 tiles with 4 rebuilt end
stacks. Wing to right of Measham gobs with slate roof. Gauged brick
lintels and ground floor stone sills. Main range front of 2 storeys, 1st
floor, 3 windows, 3 light casements with central 2-light, all with top lights.
Central oeil-de-boeuf above. Ground floor 3 2/2 sashes, one added c1800.
C20 canopied doorcase with overlight. 1 storey extension left end. Wing,
side facing, 2 storeys upper original blank window, lower a 2/2 sash.
End has dentilled pediment band and recessed giant arch below with gauged
brick arch and tripartite 2/2, 6/6, 2/2 sash both floors. To rear an early
Cl9 extension with plain tiled roof and ridge stack. 2 storeys of 2 3-light
casements with cambered lintels. Main range rear as front with sash replacing
3-light, and C20 porch. Interior: C18 staircase, 6-panelled doors, beams
and 2 inglenooks. The wing is almost certainly the only example of the use of
Measham gobs on an elegant house remaining uncovered.
Listing NGR: SK3400211189
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Source: English Heritage
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