WESSEX LODGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1051983
Date first listed:
20-Jun-1989
Statutory Address:
WESSEX LODGE, 11 AND 13

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Location

Statutory Address:
WESSEX LODGE, 11 AND 13

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Somerset
District:
Taunton Deane (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 22974 24345

Details

The following building shall be added to the list

TAUNTON BILLETFIELD ST 2224 SE 11/422 Nos 11 & 13 (Wessex Lodge) II House, now offices. Circa 1860. Red brick with stone dressings and Welsh slate roof. Gothic villa. L shaped block with stair turret in angle. Main section is 3 storeys with a 4 storey tower and a single storey entrance hall on south west side. South entrance front has large porch to left; pyramid roof supported on paired columns with Ruskinian capitals. To right is a 3 storey gable with a 2 storey canted bay, 5 light mullion and transom windows. 2 light window with tre- foil heads in gable. West front has three 2 light windows with trefoil heads and stone mullions to single storey section. Behind and above are 2 light mullioned windows, the upper ones in half dormers. Stack with four octagonal stone shafts. The east elevation has similar gable to south elevation. In the angle between is the 4 storey octagonal stair turret with decorative stone quoins, single light windows at each level. 4th floor belvedere with 8 windows with Caernarvon arched heads and a conical roof. Rear has small extension, otherwise unaltered. Interior not inspected. An externally almost unaltered villa with good design qualities.

Listing NGR: ST2297424345

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
361614
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 19 Feb 2004
Reference: IOE01/11818/20
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