Buckland In The Moor, Lower Lodge 1890
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Memories of Buckland in the Moor, Lower Lodge 1890

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I am Jeannette McNicol (nee Elliott). My brother John and I moved there with my parents ,when I was 13 years old and he was 12. I had found the house when we were having a picnic by the Webbern with friends. I had gone skipping off down the lane, and seen the house around the corner, and run back to my parents saying "Mum! Dad ! There's a fairy house around the ...see more
My parents bought and moved into what was then 1 & 2 Buckland Lodges in 1959. The cottages were renamed LOWER LODGE after removing back to back cupboards and converting the two cottages into one dwelling but changed to LOWEN LODGE because the R on mothers typewritter was broken. My father lived there until 2003 when health issues demanded it. New owners had many conflicts with local authority and ...see more
GRADE 11 LISTED. House, formerly the south lodge of Buckland Court (q.v.). Probably mid C19; simplified Tudor style. Granite rubble. Slated roofs. Large granite ashlar chimneystack on ridge in centre of south range. U-shaped plan. 1 storey with garrets. Main front to south is 2-windows wide. In centre of ground storey are 4 deeply projecting granite ashlar piers on pedestals, the ...see more