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Description: North and South Lodges with Attached Walls and Gatepiers
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 319708
OS Grid Reference: SU2584421291
OS Grid Coordinates: 425844, 121291
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9904, -1.6331
LANDFORD LANDFORD WOOD
SU 22 SE
8/149 North and South Lodges with
attached walls and gatepiers
Pair of lodges with attached walls and gate piers between. 1912-14
by Darcy Braddell for the First Lord Melchet. Flemish bond brick,
using small-sized bricks, pyramidal tiled roofs, central brick
stack. Square lodges. Single storey and attic, 2 windows. North
Lodge has central planked door with large decorative L-hinges,
elliptical-arched stone doorcase; to right is circular window, to
left is cross window. Moulded stone cornice at eaves. Attic has
two segmental headed dormers with 2-light casements. Left return
has canted bay and two small lights, one centrally-placed stone
dormer to attic with segmental pediment and scrolled decorative
cast-iron rainwater heads. Right return has 3-light mullioned and
transomed window and one segmental-headed dormer. Rear has one 2-
light mullioned and transomed window and two segmental-headed
dormers. All casements have leaded panes. South Lodge is mirror
of North Lodge, the entrance fronts facing across the drive.
Interiors not inspected. Large brick gate piers have moulded stone
capping with large ball finials, attached walls have plain stone
coping. A well-balanced composition, good details which are
unaltered. Darcy Braddell worked for the First Lord Melchet at
Melchet Park, Sherfield English parish, Hampshire.
(N. Pevsner and D. Lloyd Buildings of England: Hampshire, 1967)
Listing NGR: SU2584421291
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