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Great Lodge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Great Bardfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9342 / 51°56'2"N

Longitude: 0.4631 / 0°27'47"E

OS Eastings: 569429

OS Northings: 229048

OS Grid: TL694290

Mapcode National: GBR PH0.PX2

Mapcode Global: VHJJ2.ZN54

Plus Code: 9F32WFM7+M6

Entry Name: Great Lodge

Listing Date: 2 May 1953

Last Amended: 17 May 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123499

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115265

Location: Great Bardfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Great Bardfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Bardfield St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

Tagged with: Gatehouse

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5/126 Great Lodge
2.5.53 (Formerly listed as Great
Lodge with Stables)

House. Early C17. Red brick in English bond, roofed with handmade red clay
tiles. L-plan, with single-span wings extending to N and E. Axial stack in N
wing, internal stack at junction against S elevation, C19 internal stack further
E against S elevation, blocking an original window. Single-storey lean-to
extension against E elevation of N wing, with hipped slate roof. 2 storeys and
attics. W elevation, ground floor, one early C19 tripartite sash of 4-12-4
lights, one early C19 sash of 24 lights. First floor, 4 early C19 sashes of 12
lights. One plain door, one half-glazed door with moulded architrave, early
C19. String at first floor level consisting of 2 moulded brick bands, the upper
protected by inclined red clay tiles, with a plain band between which originally
had a raised strapwork design in plaster. The same string continues all round
the building, with traces of the original plaster strapwork on the N elevation
of the E wing. The E wing originally continued, but was truncated c.1950, and
the string reproduced at that end. 4 octagonal shafts on the main S stack,
grouped diagonal shafts on the N stack, truncated. At each side of the NE
corner there is a low blind arch, originally for a sunken open dairy or well-
house. In the E elevation at first floor level, 2 C17 3-light windows with
wrought iron casements, restored. The interior has high ceilings at both
Levels, an early C19 oval stair with stick balusters, re-sited C17 panelling,
double butt-purlin roof. It was built 1621-3 by Sir Martin Lomelin or Lumley,
who became Lord Mayor of London in 1623, as the service range of a house which
stood further to the S, demolished c.1729. RCHM 3.

Listing NGR: TL6942929048

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