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Western 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: -0.4047 / 0°24'16"W

OS Eastings: 509575

OS Northings: 236509

OS Grid: TL095365

Mapcode National: GBR H4Y.DJB

Mapcode Global: VHFQV.XLX7

Entry Name: Western Lodge of Pair Called Brabury Lodges

Listing Date: 10 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159083

English Heritage Legacy ID: 37773

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


3/217 Western lodge of pair
called Brabury Lodges


Entrance lodge and adjoining screen wall, to 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 block, 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 E elevation and casement
windows with glazing bars to other elevations. Each elevation originally
surmounted by small pediment, only that to E elevation now surviving.
Integral brick stack to W elevation. Remains of screen wall projects westward
from SW corner, plain except for slightly projecting piers and central

Listing NGR: TL0957536509

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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