Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1100913

Date first listed: 02-Apr-1966

Statutory Address: THE KING'S LODGE, 28, BRIDGE ROAD


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Statutory Address: THE KING'S LODGE, 28, BRIDGE ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire

District: Three Rivers (District Authority)

Parish: Abbots Langley

National Grid Reference: TL 08354 00570


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3/13 No. 28 9.4.66 (The King's Lodge)


Former house, now restaurant. Late C15 origins, largely rebuilt c.1640. Late C18 brick refronting and extension, extended C19 and C20. Timber frame, red brick front and additions. Tiled roof. C17 3 bay lobby entry replacing hall with earlier service bay to left, extended by 1 bay at both ends. 2 storeys and attic. Carved bracketed hood over entrance. 4 ground floor 3 light casements with arched headed lights, gauged brick flat arched heads, 3 similar first floor windows without flat arches. Over entrance and in left bay early C20 floral neo C17 plasterwork panels, that over entrance dated 1642. C18 left bay has an entrance with a carved bracketed hood. First floor 3 light casement as on main range. C19 right bay has a ground floor 2 light leaded pane casement. First floor plaster panel. Dentilled eaves throughout. Cruciform axial ridge stack. Left end stack. To rear original parlour bay has a rendered gable with exposed purlins and a large double shafted C17 external stack with offsets. Gable and lean-to outshuts and a short C19 wing to rear right. Interior: early C17 plasterwork in ground floor room. Stuart Royal Arms with 'C R' and '1642' on chimney breast, flanking lion, unicorn and foliated fleur-de-lys with vine scroll border, ceiling with binding beams, 16 panels with vine scroll borders, fleur-de-lys, lion, unicorn, rosette and Royal Arms. Some exposed framing, ovolo moulded stop chamfered fireplace lintel. 1 storey C20 wing to rear not of special interest. (Country Life 9.4.43: M Puloy Herts Archaeology, vol.8, 1983, p. 163: RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL0835400570


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Legacy System number: 158660

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
'Hertfordshire Archaeology' in Hertfordshire Archaeology, , Vol. 8, (1983), 163
'Country Life' in April, (1943)

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