Stone House / Easton Lodge
- 24 Sep 2002
- Stone House, Bradford On Tone, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4 1AJ
- Easton Lodge, Bradford On Tone, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4 1AJ
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
BRADFORD-ON-TONE CP ST12SE HELE 5/17 Stone House and Easton Lodge II House, now 2 dwellings. Circa 1850 with date stone 1606. Squared and coursed grey limestone, slate roofs, overhanging eaves boxed but without bargeboards at gable ends, large external stepped stack on north front, brick stack at east gable end and lateral stack to south wing. L-plan with porch in angle on west front, service wing to rear (east). Tudor style. West front: two storeys with attic, 1:2 bays; all window openings with square hoodmoulds, loft gable end lancet,2 and 3-light many paned casements below, 16-pane sash windows first floor right and in re-entrant angle, ground floor right of porch French windows, single storey porch with central gable, moulded segmental headed doorway, double doors with ornamentally carved panels left return, service wing left (Easton Lodge), 2 full height bays breaking forward slightly with gabled tops, tiny windows set below eaves between, C20 dated doorway right, otherwise original fenestration, main block (Stone House) projecting forward with 2-light casements flanking stack first floor, 3-light ground floor. The chimney breast has an inset panel inscribed "IT 1606". Interior: partially seen, all C19 fittings,carved Jacobean-style architrave to entrance hall, archway moulded 9-panel compartment ceiling to dining room left with good carved Tudor style surround to windows, probably similar in drawing room right. This was the home of Edward Easton in 1861. The meaning of the plaque and initials is unknown, it appears to be contemporary with the house and presumably refers to a date of some significance for the C19 builders. (Kelly's Directory 1861).
Listing NGR: ST1868124294
Copyright IoE Mrs Gillian Reed. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Reed, Gillian
Rights Holder: Reed, Gillian
Limestone, Slate, Tudor Date Stone, Elizabethan Commemorative, Stuart Commemorative Stone, Jacobean Commemorative Monument, House, Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling