Description: Lodge Framhouse
Date Listed: 3 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 235539
OS Grid Reference: SP8033359576
OS Grid Coordinates: 480333, 259576
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2285, -0.8252
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LITTLE HOUGHTON BEDFORD ROAD
SP8059 (South side)
11/139 No. 34 (Lodge Farmhouse)
03/05/68 (Formerly listed as Lodge
House, formerly farmhouse. Dated 1702, extended mid C18 altered C18. Coursed
squared ironstone banded with limestone, C20 pantile roof, stone ridge stack.
3-unit plan originally, now L plan. 2 storeys and attic; 4-window range. Central
gabled full-height stair turret with upright keyed oval window to attic floor
and datestone above inscribed M/1A/1702. 2-light casement windows to ground
floor right and 1st floor far right, a 1-light casement to 1st floor right, all
with wood lintels. Chamfered plinth, ironstone storey band, quoins and
stone-coped gables with kneelers. 2-storey-and-attic mid C18 wing projects to
left of centre, partly overlapping stair turret. Of coursed squared ironstone
and with hipped roof. Wing has 6-panel door in re-entrant angle, with overlight
and moulded stone surround and keyblock. 16-pane sash windows to ground and 1st
floors with moulded stone sills and surrounds with key blocks, except for narrow
8-pane sash above door with similar sill and surround. Wave-moulded stone eaves,
and brick lateral stack to left side with stone base. Interior: original block
has ogee-stop-chamfered spine beams and open fireplace with bressumer, and stone
cellar. Mid C18 wing has raised and fielded panelling to ground floor room and
fitted cupboard with round-arched coved head and shaped shelves.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire: 1973, p294)
Listing NGR: SP8033359576
Source: English Heritage
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