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Eastern Lodge of Pair Called Brabury Lodges

A Grade II Listed Building in Silsoe, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0162 / 52°0'58"N

Longitude: -0.4044 / 0°24'15"W

OS Eastings: 509594

OS Northings: 236505

OS Grid: TL095365

Mapcode National: GBR H4Y.DLJ

Mapcode Global: VHFQV.YL28

Entry Name: Eastern Lodge of Pair Called Brabury Lodges

Listing Date: 10 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113812

English Heritage Legacy ID: 37774

Location: Silsoe, Central Bedfordshire, MK45

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Silsoe

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Silsoe

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


Eastern lodge of pair
called Brabury Lodges


Entrance lodge, adjoining screen wall and remains of adjoining gatescreen, at
NE side of Wrest Park. 1816, by Thomas Philip, 2nd Earl de Grey. Yellow
brick. Lead now removed from square-based domed roof, revealing timber
structure. Small square plan, one storey and attics. Rusticated quoins,
moulded band at first floor level, moulded eaves cornice (now partially
collapsed). Each elevation has slightly projecting central panel, with small
segmental headed window to attic, and ground floor opening with heavy
keystones (central one of ashlar). Ground floor openings contain part-glazed
double-doors to W elevation and casement windows with glazing bars to other
elevations. Each elevation originally surmounted by small pediment, only that
to W elevation now surviving. Integral brick stack to E elevation. Remains
of screen wall projects eastward from SE corner, plain except for slightly
projecting piers and central gateway. From NW corner the remains of the
wrought iron gatescreen projects westward. Consist of panel of plain
railings surmounted by simple cresting, and taller more decorated panel.

Listing NGR: TL0959436505

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