WIDFORD LODGE TO BLAKESWARE NEXT TO RAILWAY BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101924
Date first listed:
19-Sep-1984
Statutory Address:
WIDFORD LODGE TO BLAKESWARE NEXT TO RAILWAY BRIDGE, WARE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WIDFORD LODGE TO BLAKESWARE NEXT TO RAILWAY BRIDGE, WARE ROAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Widford
National Grid Reference:
TL 40624 15856

Details

TL 41 NW WIDFORD WARE ROAD (north side) 1/1 Widford Lodge to Blakesware - next railway bridge

GV II

Lodge. For the Gosselin family, '1886' on date stone on N end. Probably by George Devey. Red brick with red tiled half-hipped roof. A small rectangular 2 storey lodge to Blakesware, set into a slope appearing as 1 storey on E. Symmetrical E front to drive with 2 aggressive parapeted rectangular brick bays flanking a gabled timber porch rising far above the eaves. Plank door under a red rubbed brick arch with a projecting moulded bracket as the key stone supporting a shelf before a large blue on white ceramic plaque of St Raphael set in a niche in brickwork carried above the eaves. Open timber porch with turned stumpy balasters and moulded rail to lower part, shouldered brackets to a moulded wallplate returned across the front to support an arch-braced collar truss with ashlar pieces. 2 close-set tall central chimneys. 2-light casement windows. Bedrooms in lower floor on W. An interesting C19 lodge house with unusual features of planning and decoration. Part of a group with the ornamental bridge to N at this entrance to the park of Blakesware.

Listing NGR: TL4062415856

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
160041
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 24 Jan 2003
Reference: IOE01/08857/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr A. Gude. Source Historic England Archive
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