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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.


List entry Number: 1113973



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


District: Central Bedfordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Milton Bryan

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Mar-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 38162

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SP 9630-9730 MILTON BRYAN LONDON ROAD (B528) 12/60 - Milton Lodge GV II Entrance lodge to Battlesden House (now demolished). Probably c1860-1868 by G H Stokes (advised by Sir Joseph Paxton) for Sir Edward Page-Turner. Red brick with ashlar dressings. Slate roofs. Small T-plan structure of one storey and attics. 2 and 3-light moulded mullion and transom windows. These have brick aprons, and cornices of brick surmounted by ashlar. SE gable has canted bay to ground floor. Porch within E angle. 6-panel door, rectangular fanlight, moulded architrave with heavy keystone and impost blocks. Moulded string course at first floor level to main elevations. Stone coping to gables and parapets. Variety of decorative stone finials to gables. 2 slightly projecting chimney stacks, one to side wall of each block, both with moulded stone cornices. D Bassett, "G H Stokes at Battlesden and Belle Vue", Architectural History, vol 26, 1983, pp 92-5. Beds Record Cffice: T18/36, lease of 1868.

Listing NGR: SP9660530562

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Architectural History' in Architectural History, , Vol. 26, (1983), 92-95

National Grid Reference: SP 96605 30562


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