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Description: Number 1, the House That Jack Built or Gore Lodge with Attached Stables and Cottage
Date Listed: 9 March 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 191377
OS Grid Reference: SP7064687326
OS Grid Coordinates: 470646, 287326
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4793, -0.9612
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LUBENHAM SCHOOL LANE
SP 7087-7187 (west side)
7/50 No 1, The House That Jack
Built or Gore Lodge with
attached stables and cottage
House, former farmhouse. C18,converted to hunting box with attached stables and
cottage, in Free style in 1875 by R W Edis. Some C20 alterations. Brick. Plain
tile roofs. 2 ridge stacks and a gable stack. 2 storeys with attics. East
front: 6 irregular bays. Off-centre doorway with gabled porch with bargeboards,
finial and openwork screen incorporating plank gate. Part-glazed plank door. To
left, two 2-light casements and to right a similar window, followed by a gabled
projecting bay with 3-light casement all with cambered arches. Above, to left of
doorway, two 2-light casements with cambered arches. Then a partially obscured
date, 17?? in burnt headers, followed by a single light casement with cambered
arch. To lower left of this a blocked window with cambered arch. To right of
porch, a 3-light casement and to right again in the half-timbered projecting bay,
a 3-light casement. In the attic storey, 2 timbered dormers with bargeboarded
gables and a 3-light casement each. Adjoining the house to north, a single storey
block with 2-light casement with cambered arch, and C20 double garage doors. A
brick wall c 2.5 m high with set of double gates, links this to the cottage at
rear of the house. Adjoining the house at rear, 2 stable ranges running west and
then returning north to join the cottage. Both ranges of brick with Welsh slate
roofs, very slightly altered. West range, 2 storeys, 9 bays with, from left to
right, a former carriage entrance with cambered arch, partially blocked, with C20
double garage doors. Then a through passage, followed by 7 bays of alternating
stable doors and 2-light sliding sashes, all with cambered arches. Above, a hay-
loft, with off-centre plank door with, to left, three 2-light sliding sashes, and
to right 2 similar windows. North range, single storey, 12 bays of regularly
placed stable doors and 2-light sliding sashes, all with cambered arches. Adjoin-
ing to north is the cottage. Brick and tile. Plain tile roof with gable stack.
Brick plinth. North front: 2 storeys, 3 bays. Central doorway with cambered
arch and plank door. To left a single light casement and beyond a 3-light case-
ment. To right a 2-light casement. All with cambered arches. First storey hung
with ornamental tiles. Central single light casement with to left, a gabled
dormer with 2-light casement. To right a 2-light casement. There is a Victorian
dog kennel against the north wall of the churchyard of brick with a wrought iron
The Building News, March 9, 1877.
Listing NGR: SP7064687326
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