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Latitude: 51.9652 / 51°57'54"N
Longitude: -0.5953 / 0°35'43"W
OS Eastings: 496605
OS Northings: 230562
OS Grid: SP966305
Mapcode National: GBR F2M.LBW
Mapcode Global: VHFQY.MVNW
Entry Name: Milton Lodge
Listing Date: 16 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113973
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38162
Location: Milton Bryan, Central Bedfordshire, MK17
County: Central Bedfordshire
Civil Parish: Milton Bryan
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Milton Bryan
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
SP 9630-9730 MILTON BRYAN LONDON ROAD (B528)
- Milton Lodge
Entrance lodge to Battlesden House (now demolished). Probably c1860-1868 by G
H Stokes (advised by Sir Joseph Paxton) for Sir Edward Page-Turner. Red brick
with ashlar dressings. Slate roofs. Small T-plan structure of one storey and
attics. 2 and 3-light moulded mullion and transom windows. These have brick
aprons, and cornices of brick surmounted by ashlar. SE gable has canted bay
to ground floor. Porch within E angle. 6-panel door, rectangular fanlight,
moulded architrave with heavy keystone and impost blocks. Moulded string
course at first floor level to main elevations. Stone coping to gables and
parapets. Variety of decorative stone finials to gables. 2 slightly
projecting chimney stacks, one to side wall of each block, both with moulded
D Bassett, "G H Stokes at Battlesden and Belle Vue", Architectural History,
vol 26, 1983, pp 92-5. Beds Record Cffice: T18/36, lease of 1868.
Listing NGR: SP9660530562
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