This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
558846 PORLOCK CP DUNSTER STEEP
24/53 Bossington Place Lodge (formerly listed as New Place Lodge) 28.10.80 II -
Lodge to Bossington Place (qv), now private dwelling. Circa 1900. Presumably by Edmund Buckle. Rendered over rubble, hipped thatched roof, circular roughcast stacks rising from above eaves. Plan: gateway flanked by single rooms with separate staircases. Picturesque vernacular style. One and a half storeys, 3 bays; hipped thatched dormers in outer bays with 2-light casements, thatched roof swept down flanking central 3-light casement above square headed gateway opening, wooden lintel and jambs, hipped thatched hoods to 4-light canted outer bays. Arched studded double doors on rear elevation, with wicket gate; Tudor arch headed entrances. Because of sloping site north-east corner at rear supported on single circular column. Illustrated by Chadwyck-Healey, for whom the lodge was built, in his book The History of the Part of West Somerset, 1901.
Listing NGR: SS8898146930
© 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, Thatch, Victorian Lodge, 20th Century Domestic, Gate, Unassigned