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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1321258
English Heritage Legacy ID: 36400
Location: Riseley, Bedford, MK44
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
TL 0463 RISELEY SWINESHEAD ROAD
11/189 Lodge to Melchbourne Park
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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