GATE LODGE, CHILDWICK BURY STUD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1253124
Date first listed:
18-Jul-1994
Statutory Address:
GATE LODGE, CHILDWICK BURY STUD, HARPENDEN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
GATE LODGE, CHILDWICK BURY STUD, HARPENDEN ROAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
St. Albans (District Authority)
Parish:
St. Michael
National Grid Reference:
TL 14131 11478

Details

The following buildings shall be added to the list:-

ST MICHAEL

TL11SW HARPENDEN ROAD, Childwick 270-1/5/10007 (West side) Gate Lodge No.1, Childwick Bury Stud

GV II

One of a pair of matching gate lodges flanking the Entrance Gates [qv] to Childwick Bury Stud from Harpenden Road: No.1 on south side of gateway. Circa 1888. Possibly by Col.R.W.Edis FRIBA, in a Domestic Revival style, for Sir John Blundell Maple M.P., founder of the stud. Brick with dressed stone and timber details, timber framed gables with roughcast panels; plain tile roofs with wide eaves and gables with widely projecting verges with barge boards; a central, brick, cruciform ridge stack with brick cornice and ceramic chimney pots. Plan: designed for picturesque effect; paralel with the entrance drive an end-gabled block with half-hipped lean-to against the east gable facing towards the road, in the centre of the entrance front facing the drive a lower wing with a central cross gable flanked by catslides; on each side of the wing a recessed entrance porch with flanking screen wall, at rear a central, cross-gabled wing. Exterior: single storey; brick offset plinth; at each end of the front both recessed entrance porches have flanking screen walls of brick to half height and timber posts above supporting roof, over the entry to each porch a shallow, segmental, arched timber brace; on the front in the centre of the wing a canted oriel casement window, of four lights with glazing bars, is supported on a pair of shaped timber brackets, above the oriel a timber framed infill within the apex of the cross-gable verges, the feet of the gable verges, on either side of the oriel, supported on a shaped timber brackets; in the west end wall a four-light stone framed and mullioned casement window with glazing bars, and, with similar details, in the east gable-end wall a three-light casement and in the gable-end wall of the rear cross wing rear a four-light casement. Interior: not inspected.

Listing NGR: TL1413111478

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
436260
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.

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