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Latitude: 52.0628 / 52°3'45"N
Longitude: -0.6126 / 0°36'45"W
OS Eastings: 495209
OS Northings: 241394
OS Grid: SP952413
Mapcode National: GBR F1F.MXV
Mapcode Global: VHFQK.BFH1
Entry Name: The Lodge
Listing Date: 28 June 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1114058
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38375
Location: Cranfield, Central Bedfordshire, MK43
County: Central Bedfordshire
Civil Parish: Cranfield
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Cranfield
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
The following building shall be added:
CRANFIELD LODGE ROAD
Gate lodge of country house. 1862-4 by Thomas Hine for reverend
G.G Hunter. Red brick with limestone dressings. Plain clay tile
hipped roof with moulded stone eaves cornice. Brick lateral stack
at rear with yellow clay pots.
2-room plan main range with central entrance lobby and staircase
and with service rooms in single storey outshut and yard at back.
High Victorian Gothic style.
1 storey and attic. Stone quoins, moulded cornice and string-
course with band of blue tiles above. Symmetrical 2-window south
west front band of blue tiles head stone windows, those on first
floor in hipped half-dormers all with casements. Large central
porch,its hipped roof breaking eaves, and with large stone cusped
arches with curved foliate spandrels on slim columns with foliate
capitals; moulded round arch doorway and plank door with wrought
iron hinges. Large stone bay on left hand (NW) end with cusped
lights, the corners carried on thin columns with foliate capitals
and the end lights splayed back behind the columns. The right
hand (SE) end has 2-light windows similar windows to those at
front, first floor in hipped half dormer. At rear lateral stack
rising from back wall with small half dormer to right and small
walled back yard, its outshut replaced by C20 single storey flat
roof extension within the walled yard.
Interior: Various circa later C19 cast-iron chimney pieces with
grates in chambers and right hand ground floor room.
Note: This was the lodge to Cranfield Court also 1862-4 by Thomas
Hine which was demolished in 1934.
Source: M. Girouard 'The Victorian Country House'.
Listing NGR: SP9520941394
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