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Endon Lodge


Endon Lodge c1910

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

Endon Lodge, Grade II listed, a lovely octagonal gate house on the corner 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: c1850 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. 2 storeys, 2-light casements in chamfered stone surrounds on 3 faces. Stone band at eaves supports ashlar castellations. Door is now in the extension to rear. Probably built when Endon Hall was extended c1850.


1861 Robert Bailey aged 41 ,a coachman from Surrey lived with his wife Mary aged 50. She was the Lodge Keeper and was from Longton Staffordshire. They had 4 children aged 13 to 16 , the eldest was a teacher. The children were all born in Congleton.

In 1871 Endon Lodge was occupied by a farmer of 11 acres Michael Rose, aged 49 and his wife Margaret 49. Also living there are their 8 children aged 5 to 27 !

In 1881 Joseph Swinton aged 47, a farm labourer lived at Endon Lodge with wife Mary 37, both from Morley Cheshire

1891 Charles Guert 31, groom / coachman domestic servant from Lymm. And wife Mary 29 from Coldstream Berwickshire and 3 children aged 2 to 7, the eldest born Manchester, the other two in Bollington

In 1901 Endon Lodge was occupied by Manchester born John Galgani aged 31 who was a coachman. He lived with his wife Mary aged 26 from Ireland and their 3 children also born in Ireland

Sometime between 1925 and 1931 Endon Lodge was occupied by my ( Linda Bester`s) Grandmother Stella Ogden and her step mother Mable Ogden who had come down from Prestwich. Both worked at Endon Hall as silver service waitresses. Stella Married my Grandfather Donald Stewart from here in 1931 when he was twenty nine and Stella was twenty seven. Then all three moved to number 7 Fairfield Avenue Bollington around 1932.

1939 Vincent Keeney aged thirty six a Butler Valet living with wife May aged thirty seven years.

Endon Lodge as it is today