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Description: The Lodge
Date Listed: 15 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 189167
OS Grid Reference: SK5466611438
OS Grid Coordinates: 454666, 311438
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6979, -1.1925
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THURCASTON BRADGATE ROAD
SK 51 SW
(South Side) CROPSTON
3/111 The Lodge
House (formerly of Water Works Superintendant) of c 1870. By J.B. Everard
of Leicester. Granite rubble stone and dressed stone with plinth of both
and stone coped shouldered gables with kneelers and finials. Slate roof
with projecting left side truncated and rear stacks. Last has 3 joined
octagonal ashlar flues. 2 storeys in Tudor style with quoins and stone
mullion windows with Tudor arched head to each light and hood moulds and
some with transoms. Gable to right with 3-light window and 2-light over.
1-light window on left return before projecting stack. C20 glazed porch
with slate roof in angle with 1-light to left and over in adjoining range.
Right side of gable was original front with central gabled porch in angle
with projecting gable to right. Gothic arch with hood mould and label stops
to porch. 1-light in left side of porch and 1-light in left side of house
gable. To left of porch a 3-light with 2-light over. In gable a rectangular
bay with stone roof and 2-light over. On left side of house a 1-light both
floors and a stone coped walled yard. A ground floor 1-light either side
projecting stack on rear. Formerly part of Cropston Reservoir Water Works
complex and stands in parklike setting with choice trees and shrubs.
Listing NGR: SK5466611438
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Source: English Heritage
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