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WIDFORD LODGE TO BLAKESWARE NEXT TO RAILWAY BRIDGE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: WIDFORD LODGE TO BLAKESWARE NEXT TO RAILWAY BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1101924

Location

WIDFORD LODGE TO BLAKESWARE NEXT TO RAILWAY BRIDGE, WARE ROAD

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Widford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Sep-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 160041

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: TL 40624 15856

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