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Lodge to Melchbourne Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Riseley, Bedford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2602 / 52°15'36"N

Longitude: -0.4673 / 0°28'2"W

OS Eastings: 504704

OS Northings: 263550

OS Grid: TL047635

Mapcode National: GBR G0M.8P9

Mapcode Global: VHFPN.VG96

Entry Name: Lodge to Melchbourne Park

Listing Date: 4 June 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321258

English Heritage Legacy ID: 36400

Location: Riseley, Bedford, MK44

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Riseley

Built-Up Area: Riseley

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Riseley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 0463 RISELEY SWINESHEAD ROAD

11/189 Lodge to Melchbourne Park

4.6.74 II

Lodge. 1832 by Henry Garling for Lord St. John. Ashlar, with limestone tiles to
roof. 2-storeyed main wing, with single storey wings to 3 sides. Neo-Tudor style.
S elevation: LH block has one 2-light casement. Central block has canted bay to
ground floor, 2-light casement with label to first floor surmounted by carved plaque
with St. John arms. RH block has gabled porch with 4-centred doorhead and entrance,
the latter with moulded dripstone and stops, with Neo-Tudor chimney stack to rear.
Decorated bargeboards and drop finials to gables. W elevation chimney stack has
datestone. C20 flat roofed extension to W elevation. ("Garling, Henry", H.M. Colvin,
Biographical Dictionary of English Architects. London. 1954. p.225.)


Listing NGR: TL0470463550

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