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Goldings Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Hertford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8094 / 51°48'33"N

Longitude: -0.0945 / 0°5'40"W

OS Eastings: 531464

OS Northings: 214024

OS Grid: TL314140

Mapcode National: GBR KBJ.DY7

Mapcode Global: VHGPG.9SX8

Plus Code: 9C3XRW54+Q6

Entry Name: Goldings Lodge

Listing Date: 9 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268818

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461407

ID on this website: 101268818

Location: Broadoak End, East Hertfordshire, SG14

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hertford

Built-Up Area: Hertford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Waterford St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

Tagged with: Gatehouse

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TL3114SW NORTH ROAD, Goldings
817-1/5/300 (West side)
Goldings Lodge


Lodge. 1870. Architect George Devey. Red brick, Flemish bond,
with occasional diaper patterns in blue headers, half timbered
walls with roughcast plaster, complex gabled and hipped old
tiled roofs (originally thatched), tall Tudor style brick
shafted chimneys, with oversailing caps. Free Tudor style.
Irregular plan.
EXTERIOR: single storey. Main elevation faces drive, at left a
projecting gable with half timber studwork and colourwashed
roughcast panels over brick base. To centre a mullion and
transom bay window with a moulded cornice and gabled roof,
with a plain roughcast plaster spandrel. Further to right a
porch recessed beneath the bonnet-hipped end of the main roof
which has an upstand tilehung gablet, diaper pattern in blue
headers on recessed red brick wall. At far right a projection
which forms a gabled wing facing the road, with ornamental
studwork carried on brackets above a projecting 3-light oriel
bay with concave curved plaster spandrel. Further northward a
wing projecting at right angles.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Robert Smith inherited the Goldings estate in
1861, demolished the old mansion, which dated from C17, and
diverted and reconstructed the nearby Watton Turnpike, and
commissioned a new mansion, The Goldings (qv), from George
Devey, built 1871-7.
(Allibone J: George Devey Architect 1820-1886: Cambridge:
1991-: 91-5, 164; Dixon R: Victorian Architecture: London:
1978-: 50-2, 257; Girouard M: The Victorian Country House: New
Haven and London: 1979-: 84-5, 438.).

Listing NGR: TL3146414024

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