Mentone Hotel And Attached Walls And Gatepiers

16 Aug 1999
Mentone Hotel And Attached Walls And Gatepiers, 18 The Parks, Minehead, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24 8BS
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SS9646 THE PARKS 900-1/3/94 (North East side) 28/10/76 No.18 Mentone Hotel and attached walls and gatepiers


House, now a hotel. c1870. Snecked red sandstone with painted freestone dressings and irregular rusticated quoins; crested slate roof with 3 machine-brick stacks to angle, rear and left slope. Irregular L-plan with wing on left having lower projecting forward-facing gable. Gothic Revival style. 2 storeys; 3-window range, with projecting gabled front to left-hand wing adjoining central entry. Windows have pointed arches. Hood-moulds on the first floor window of the left forward facing gable and over the 3-light casement window under pointed arch on the ground floor of the left return. 2- and 3-light mullioned sashes in half-dormers to the right, 3-light to the left gable end. A set-back studded and panelled door in the angle under slate lean-to porch is flanked by painted ashlar canted bays; that to the left has a 2-light sash window and hipped slate roof; that to the right has a 3-light window beneath a castellated parapet. Left return, in Western Lane has 2 gabled half-dormers over 2-light sash windows which flank 2 small 2-light casement windows at eaves level; 2- and 3-light sash and casement windows to the ground floor. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES; a garden to the front and left return has a low rubblestone wall with painted freestone capping and matching but painted gabled gatepiers to the right.

Listing NGR: SS9655046271


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

People & Organisations

Photographer: Rayner, R.M

Rights Holder: Rayner, R.M


Sandstone, Slate, Stone, Victorian House, Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Gate Pier, Unassigned, Wall, Barrier, Hostel, Commercial, Residential Building