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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: 1123499



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Bardfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 02-May-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 17-May-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 115265

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5/126 Great Lodge 2.5.53 (Formerly listed as Great Lodge with Stables) GV II*

House. Early C17. Red brick in English bond, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. L-plan, with single-span wings extending to N and E. Axial stack in N wing, internal stack at junction against S elevation, C19 internal stack further E against S elevation, blocking an original window. Single-storey lean-to extension against E elevation of N wing, with hipped slate roof. 2 storeys and attics. W elevation, ground floor, one early C19 tripartite sash of 4-12-4 lights, one early C19 sash of 24 lights. First floor, 4 early C19 sashes of 12 lights. One plain door, one half-glazed door with moulded architrave, early C19. String at first floor level consisting of 2 moulded brick bands, the upper protected by inclined red clay tiles, with a plain band between which originally had a raised strapwork design in plaster. The same string continues all round the building, with traces of the original plaster strapwork on the N elevation of the E wing. The E wing originally continued, but was truncated c.1950, and the string reproduced at that end. 4 octagonal shafts on the main S stack, grouped diagonal shafts on the N stack, truncated. At each side of the NE corner there is a low blind arch, originally for a sunken open dairy or well- house. In the E elevation at first floor level, 2 C17 3-light windows with wrought iron casements, restored. The interior has high ceilings at both Levels, an early C19 oval stair with stick balusters, re-sited C17 panelling, double butt-purlin roof. It was built 1621-3 by Sir Martin Lomelin or Lumley, who became Lord Mayor of London in 1623, as the service range of a house which stood further to the S, demolished c.1729. RCHM 3.

Listing NGR: TL6942929048

Selected Sources

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex North West, (1916)

National Grid Reference: TL 69429 29048


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