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GATE LODGE NUMBER 2, CHILDWICK BURY STUD

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: GATE LODGE NUMBER 2, CHILDWICK BURY STUD

List entry Number: 1253125

Location

GATE LODGE NUMBER 2, CHILDWICK BURY STUD, HARPENDEN ROAD

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

District Type: District Authority

Parish: St. Michael

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Jul-1994

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 436261

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ST MICHAEL

TL11SW HARPENDEN ROAD, Childwick 2 70-1/5/10008 (West side) Gate Lodge No.2, Childwick Bury Stud

GV II

One of a pair of matching lodges flanking the Entrance Gates [qv] to Childwick Bury Stud from Harpenden Road: No. 2 On the north side of the 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 widely projecting verges with bargeboards; a central, brick, cruciform ridge stack with brick cornice and ceramic pots. Plan: designed for pictuesque effect; parallel to the entrance drive an end-gabled block extended by a half-hipped lean-to against the east gable facing 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 a 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 screen walls of brick to half height and timber posts above supprting 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, timber 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 also supported on 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 a four-light casement. Interior: not inspected.

Listing NGR: TL1411511500

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National Grid Reference: TL 14115 11500

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