TWO LODGES AT NORTH END OF RUNNYMEDE MEADOWS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1189781
Date first listed:
17-Nov-1986
Statutory Address:
TWO LODGES AT NORTH END OF RUNNYMEDE MEADOWS, WINDSOR ROAD, EGHAM

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Location

Statutory Address:
TWO LODGES AT NORTH END OF RUNNYMEDE MEADOWS, WINDSOR ROAD, EGHAM

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

County:
Surrey
District:
Runnymede (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 99658 73155

Summary

Pair of lodges by Sir Edwin Lutyens 1930-32.

History

The two lodges are situated at the north end of Runnymede Meadows. They were commissioned by Lady Fairhaven from the architect Sir Edwin Lutyens in memory of her husband Sir Urban Broughton MP, who was known for his charitable works.

Magna Carta, which means 'Great Charter', was sealed at Runnymede on 15th June 1215. This was an agreement between King John and his barons and clergy which, for the first time, made the Monarch subject to the rules of the land. It also gave free men the right to justice and a fair trail. Over the subsequent 800 years it has influenced many constitutional documents including the United States' Bill of Rights.

Runnymede today is a memorial landscape to the on-going struggle for democracy and liberty.

Details

Pair of lodges by Sir Edwin Lutyens 1930-32. Stone band below eaves and stone plinth up to cill level and stone quoins with red brick infill. Massive clay tile roofs with hipped ends, two large chimney stacks. Single storey. J shaped plan. East elevation group of three windows in centre, of 18-pane sashes, penetrating the roof and capped with hipped dormer roofs. At each end a single 9-pane sash window below eaves. All windows have louvred shutters. South elevation, single 18-pane sash of same design. North elevation, centre door and two 18-pane sashes. West elevation, pair of 18-pane sashes in wing. Gated opening and two 9-pane sashes on rear. North Lodge -mirrored plan of South Lodge.

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/06/2015

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
289770
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: 13 Oct 1999
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