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Endon Lodge

 

Endon Lodge c1910

Formerly a lodge now a house, built c.1850. (grade II listed)

Endon Lodge, a lovely octagonal gate house on the bend of Clarke Lane and Oak Lane.

The driveway to the left of the house is the original front drive to Endon Hall

Formerly a lodge now a house: probably built by William Clayton who also built Endon House and Endon Hall

Pyramidal Welsh slate roof, red tile ridge and a stone chimney. Hexagonal in plan. two storeys, two-light casements in chamfered stone surrounds on three faces. Stone band at eaves supports ashlar castellations. Door is now in the extension to the rear. Probably built when Endon Hall was extended c1850.

Census

1861 Robert Bailey aged forty one ,a coachman from Surrey lived with his wife Mary aged fifty. She was the Lodge Keeper and was from Longton in Staffordshire. They had four children aged 13 to 16 years, the eldest was a teacher. The children were all born in Congleton.

In 1871 Endon Lodge was occupied by a farmer of eleven acres Michael Rose, aged forty nine and his wife of the same age Margaret. Also living there are their eight children aged five to twenty seven years !

In 1881 Joseph Swinton aged forty seven, a farm labourer lived at Endon Lodge with wife Mary thirty seven, both from Morley in Cheshire

1891 Charles Guert aged thirty one was a groom, coachman and domestic servant from Lymm. And wife Mary twenty nine years from Coldstream, Berwickshire and three children aged 2 to 7 years.The eldest was born in Manchester, the other two in Bollington 

In 1901 Endon Lodge was occupied by Manchester born John Galgani aged thirty one who was a coachman. He lived with his wife Mary aged twenty six from Ireland and their three children also born in Ireland.

Sometime between 1925 and 1931 Endon Lodge was occupied by my (Linda Stewarts)Grandmother Stella Ogden and step mother Mable Ogden who had come down from Prestwich. Both worked at Endon Hall as silver service waitresses. Stella Married my Grandfather Donald Audley Stewart from here in 1931 at St. John’s church when he was twenty nine and Stella was twenty seven years. Reception at The Conservative Club on Adlington Road Then all three moved to number 7 Fairfield Avenue Bollington around 1932.

1939 Vincent Keeney aged thirty six lived here, he was a Butler/ Valet living with wife May aged thirty seven years.

Endon Lodge as it is today