Alcombe Hall

26 Oct 1999
Alcombe Hall, Bircham Road, Minehead, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24 6BG
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SS9745 BIRCHAM ROAD, Alcombe 900-1/4/120 (South side) 04/07/52 Alcombe Hall


House, now apartments. Late C18. Render over rubblestone, double-pitch slate roof, hipped to the right with brick stacks to right valley, rear right and left party wall. Double-depth central stairhall plan with long 2-storey rear wing to the right in Brook Street. 3 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range with 2 small C20 windows inserted in upper floors. 6/6-pane sash windows at eaves level to the second floor, 8/8-pane sashes to the first floor and 12/12-panes to the ground floor. An open pediment on brackets is over a decorated fanlight and double-panelled doors with raised and fielded panels. The rear range of the right return has one window to each floor corresponding to those at the front. The 2-storey rear wing, in Brook Street, is 3-window range with 6/6-pane sash windows at eaves level, a plate-glass sash shop window to ground-floor right with a door and window to the left. A rubblestone lean-to has two C20 garage doors. The house terminates the right end of a terrace (qv); Alcombe House (qv) terminates the left end. INTERIOR: the central hall has moulded cornice and a 6-panel door to the left; a semi-elliptical arch to the rear stairhall has reeded moulding and panelled soffit. The open-well, open-string staircase has fretted ends and a swept and wreathed mahogany rail. The ground-floor room to the left, now divided, has a stiff-leaf cornice with an ornamented ceiling band, panelled shutters and a late C19 white marble fire-surround.

Listing NGR: SS9774045123


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1662 IOE Records taken by R M Rayner; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr R.M Rayner. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Rayner, R.M

Rights Holder: Rayner, R.M


Render, Rubble, Slate, Georgian House, Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Garage, Transport, Road Transport Site, Apartment