Gate Lodge And Gates South Of Coombe Lodge

31 May 2002
Gate Lodge And Gates South Of Coombe Lodge, The Coombe, Blagdon, North Somerset, Somerset
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ST 45 NE BLAGDON C.P. THE COOMBE (north side)

9/35 Gate Lodge and Gates south of Coombe Lodge 16.7.86 II

Gate Lodge and Gates. Early C19 and c.1930 respectively. Lodge of limewashed render with tree trunk supports to eaves and plain tile roof. Wrought iron gates. Cottage Orne style lodge, square on plan of storey with trefoil-headed Gothick windows with intersecting Y tracery in 12-pane sashes with reeded sills.

Tree trunks set on octagonal stone blocks with branches connecting each to form a lattice pattern. The trunks create a loggia around the south and east faces of the building. Doorway in east face has raised battening in ogee Gothick shapes and a traceried ogee-headed fanlight. Beneath the loggia at the north east corner is a section of rootwork walling which forms an outshut within the loggia.

Patterned pebbles on loggia floor. Pyramidal roof with central octagonal panelled stone stack. Later brick outshut to rear. Interior. Gothick chimney piece and cupboards in room to east. 2 pedestrian gates and central 2-leaf gate with Tudor rose wrought iron panels and urn finials. The gate lodge relates to the former Coombe Lodge which was replaced by the present house built 1930-2 (q.v.).

The gates were erected at that time.

Listing NGR: ST4958959200


This is part of the Series: IOE\Bassingham_Peter IOE Records for Bassingham, Peter; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mr Peter Bassingham. Source Historic England Archive

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Photographer: Bassingham, Peter

Rights Holder: Bassingham, Peter


Brick, Render, Stone, Tile, Wood, Wrought Iron, Georgian Cottage Ornee, Victorian Monument <By Form>, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Garden Building, Gate Lodge, Loggia, Gate, Unassigned