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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1051983



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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Jun-1989

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 361614

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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

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National Grid Reference: ST 22974 24345


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