Turvey House, Bedfordshire

Modest Neo classical country house set in picturesque parkland bordering the River Great Ouse in the village of Turvey, Bedfordshire. Built in 1792 by John Higgins, County Magistrate and High Sheriff of Bedfordshire. Extended and altered in 1830 by his eldest son Thomas Charles Higgins. Incorporates influences of Sir John Soane and a spiral staircase from the Crystal Palace.

Small Grade II listed entrance lodge built of coursed limestone. Slate roof with stone coped gables and moulded kneelers. Central triple axial brick chimney stack. Principle elevation with 3 light metal casement windows with pointed arched lights and hood moulding. Heraldic shield above with coat of arms. Projecting entrance porch to north elevation with lancet side lights.


Bottom Lodge, Turvey House