Lodge, Gates And Gate Piers Formerly To The Towers / Lodge Gate And Gatepiers Formerly To The Towers

28 Jun 2004
Lodge, Gates And Gate Piers Formerly To The Towers, Colchester Road, Heybridge, Maldon, Essex
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Lodge Gate And Gatepiers Formerly To The Towers, Broad Street Green Road, Heybridge, Maldon, Essex
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


TL8508SE COLCHESTER ROAD, Heybridge 574-1/5/237 (South East side) 19/01/90 Lodge, gates and gate piers formerly to The Towers (Formerly Listed as: BROAD STREET GREEN ROAD, Heybridge Lodge gates and gatepiers formerly to The Towers)


Lodge, now house. c1870. For EM Bentall. In-situ concrete, grooved to imitate masonry; roof concealed by blocking course and has central stack with 4 pots with Greek-key design. In a Classical style. EXTERIOR: single storey; 2-window range with splayed corner. Plinth and deep coved cornice. Front has 2 sash windows, with vertical glazing bars only, in reveals and further sash on splayed corner. Side elevation has portico with a fluted Doric column, a pier and 2 pilasters. Attached to right side are a pedestrian gate flanked by pilasters with cornice over and 2 large square concrete carriage-gate piers, incised to represent masonry, with stylized Greek-key design above. Wooden gates with elaborate iron grilles at top. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORY: built for EM Bentall as the entrance lodge to The Towers (since demolished) and an early and stylistically elaborate use of concrete as a building material.

Listing NGR: TL8597308263


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1192 IOE Records taken by Judith Kodz; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Judith Kodz. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Kodz, Judith

Rights Holder: Kodz, Judith


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