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Milton Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Milton Bryan, Central Bedfordshire

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

- 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
stone cornices.
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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