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Description: Danehurst Lodge
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 235499
OS Grid Reference: SP8183454485
OS Grid Coordinates: 481834, 254485
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1826, -0.8045
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HACKLETON BRAFIELD ROAD
SP8154 (East side)
21/99 No.2 (Danehurst Lodge)
House, formerly lodge. Mid C19, altered C20. Limestone ashlar, lead roofs,
central stone ridge stack. Cruciform plan. 2 storeys. Principal elevation facing
Brafield Road has order of giant Ionic pilasters, framing central bay and
narrower bays either side. Central sash window to ground floor centre with
moulded stone surround, pulvinated frieze and moulded cornice. Shorter sash
window to 1st floor, centre with moulded sill and surround. Bays either side
have shailow round-headed niches to ground floor and circular niches to 1st
floor. Plinth moulded ground floor sill band, full entablature with pulvinated
frieze and pediment to gable. Plinth, sill band and entablature are continued
round whole building and all gables are pedimented. Wing to left facing The
Drive has similar composition omitting niches and frieze of ground floor window;
side facing Brafield Road has C20 door with moulded stone surround. Projecting
wing to rear has similar composition but blank ground floor central window with
mouided surround and pair of small blank windows to lst floor above with moulded
sills only. Bays either side have sashes with moulded surrounds to ground and
1st floors. Wing to right has similar windows but no pilasters and further
single-storey projecting wing, altered C20,with pedimented gable. All sashes
are horned and have 4 large panes. One of a pair of lodges at entrance to former
principal drive to Horton Hall (demolished 1936). Their architecture is based on
that of the New Temple (q.v.).
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire: 1973, p264)
Listing NGR: SP8183454485
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Source: English Heritage
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