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Battledsden Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Battlesden, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9447 / 51°56'40"N

Longitude: -0.6083 / 0°36'29"W

OS Eastings: 495753

OS Northings: 228270

OS Grid: SP957282

Mapcode National: GBR F2Z.306

Mapcode Global: VHFR4.DDR1

Entry Name: Battledsden Lodge

Listing Date: 16 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138123

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38138

Location: Battlesden, Central Bedfordshire, LU7

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Battlesden

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Battlesden with Pottesgrove

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

SP 92 NE BATTLESDEN WATLING STREET (A5)
4/35 Battlesden Lodge
GV II
Entrance lodge to Battlesden House (now demolished). Part of work carried
out 1860-1868 by G H Stokes (advised by Sir Joseph Paxton) for Sir Edward
Page-Turner. Late C19 addition to rear. Free Gothic style. Red brick
with ashlar dressings. Slate roofs. Original structure small T-plan, of
one storey and attics, 2 and 3-light moulded mullion and transom windows,
with brick aprons and cornices of brick surmounted by ashlar. NW gable has
canted bay to ground floor. Porch within W angle. Moulded square-headed
opening has impost blocks and heavy keystone surmounted by engaged ball
finial. Moulded string course at first floor level to main elevations,
breaking forward around cornices of canted bay and porch. Stone coping to
gables and parapets. Variety of decorative stone finials to gables.
Chimney stacks have moulded stone cornices. Similar to Milton Lodge, Milton
Bryan (see item 12 / 60 ). D Bassett, "G H Stokes at Battlesden and Belle
Vue", Architectural History, vol 26, 1983, pp92-5. Beds, Record Office:
T18/36, lease of 1868.


Listing NGR: SP9575328270

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