The Lodge


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
The Lodge, Pooltown


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Statutory Address:
The Lodge, Pooltown

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

Somerset West and Taunton (District Authority)
National Park:
National Grid Reference:
SS 98487 37298


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 20/10/2020

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Lodge to Chargot House (qv). Circa 1879. For James Harvey Insole. Red and glazed buff bricks, Flemish bond, steeply pitched roof, decorative ridge tiles, patterned clay tiles, overhanging eaves, sprockets, decorative bargeboards, central brick stack with moulded cap.

Plan: two cell. Picturesque Gothic style. One and a half storeys, two bays, original sash windows with glazing bars, two-light window in hipped dormer left rising from below eaves, right paired windows in gablet, one window left of gabled porch, carried on decorative wooden supports, plank door. Polychrome decoration on facade of red brick string courses and patterned tympana to voussoirs of alternating red and buff bricks, more ornate decoration on left return gable end looking onto drive to Chargot. A single storey verandah with patterned clay tile roof on decorative wooden supports originally enclosed the left return and rear elevations; a lively composition.

Listing NGR: SS9848737298


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

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