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Gastlings Lodge

Gastlings Lodge March 2008
Gastlings Lodge March 2008

Gastlings Lodge is nowhere near as old as Gastlings itself. In 1927 Southill was valued under the 1925 Rating Valuation Act; every piece of land and building in the country was assessed to determine the rates to be paid on it. The valuer visiting Gastlings Lodge [DV1/A24/2] noted that it was two semi-detached buildings, both belonging to the Whitbread Estate, one in occupation of a man named Tuff the other D.Pearce.

Both dwellings comprised a parlour, kitchen, scullery and three bedrooms with a coal house, wood house and shared wash-house outside. The valuer considered them "v.good".