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The Lodge, Bradgate Road, Cropston (Grade II)

Geo: 52.6979, -1.1925
Date ListedThu 15th March, 1984
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressThe Lodge Bradgate Road Cropston LE7 7GB
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK5466611438
LBS189167
Volume, Map, Item286, 3, 111
ParishCropston
WardRothley & Thurcaston
DescriptionHouse (formerly of Water Works Superintendent) of c1870. By J B Everard of Leicester. Granite rubble stone and dressed stone with plinth of both and stone coped shouldered gables with kneelers and finials. Slate roof with projecting left side truncated and rear stacks. Last has three joined octagonal ashlar flues. Two storeys in Tudor style with quoins and stone mullion windows with Tudor arched head to each light and hoodmoulds and some with transoms. Gable to right with 3 light window and 2 light over. 1 light window on left return before projecting stack. C20 glazed porch with slate roof in angle with 1 light to left and over in adjoining range. Right side of gable was original front with central gabled porch in angle with projecting gable to right. Gothic arch with hoodmould and label stops to porch. 1 light in left side of porch and 1 light in left side of house gable. To left of porch a 3 light with 2 light over. In gable a rectangular bay with stone roof and 2 light over. On left side of house a 1 light both floors and a stone coped walled yard. A ground floor 1 light either side projecting stack on rear. Formerly part of Cropston Reservoir Water Works complex and stands in park like setting with choice trees and shrubs.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.

Statutory Listing covers all parts of the property and its curtilage, ie all internal and external elements whether described or not.

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