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GATES, GATEPIERS AND WALLS AT MILTON LODGE

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: GATES, GATEPIERS AND WALLS AT MILTON LODGE

List entry Number: 1113974

Location

GATES, GATEPIERS AND WALLS AT MILTON LODGE, LONDON ROAD (B528)

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

County:

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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 38163

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History

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Details

SP 9630-9730 MILTON BRYAN LONDON ROAD (B528) 12/61 - Gates, gatepiers and walls at Milton Lodge GV II Entrance gateway to Battlesden House (now demolished). Probably part of work carried out 1860-1868 by G H Stokes (advised by Sir Joseph Paxton) for Sir Edward Page-Turner. Red brick with ashlar dressings, the gates of cast iron. Consists of central double gates flanked by single gates, these supported by 4 piers, and linked to outer piers on road edge by symmetrical lengths of curving wall. The 6 piers each stand approximately 2.5 metres high, the walls approximately half of this height. Each stretch of wall approximately 10 metres long. Piers are rusticated with ashlar blocks and have heavily moulded cornices. Those adjoining walls shave heavily moulded ashlar consoles at junction. Walling is stone-coped, and brickwork arranged in an ornamental pierced design simulating balusters. The ironwork gates have ornamental cresting, that to central gates including initials E.P.T. D Bassett, "G H Stokes at Battlesden and Belle Vue". Architectural History, vol 26, 1983, pp 92-5. Beds Record Office: T18/36, lease of 1866.

Listing NGR: SP9662430548

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SP 96624 30548

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