ASHLEY COMBE LODGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1058042
Date first listed:
02-Jan-1986
Statutory Address:
ASHLEY COMBE LODGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
ASHLEY COMBE LODGE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
West Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Porlock
National Park:
EXMOOR
National Grid Reference:
SS8582548189

Details



SS84NE PORLOCK CP ASHLEY COMBE PORLOCK WEIR 3/43 Ashley Combe Lodge -

- II Lodge to Ashley Combe (demolished) and toll house. Late C19. Possibly by Lady Lovelace. Red sandstone random rubble, brick dressings, hipped thatched roof, roughcast stacks left gable end and between second and third bays left. Plan: gateway with dwelling to north, curved east facade extended by full height curved wall with archway, serpentine west front. Arts and Crafts picturesque style. West front: 2 storeys, 3 windows face left of semicircular headed archway, skew brick arch, lancet to right, Lombardic frieze cornice to curved walls only, all 2-light many paned casements, left 2 bays with central plank door, bay to left facade bulges forward with asymmetrically placed windows and plank door in curved wall by gateway. West front: Lombardic frieze cornice continued around curved retaining wall with semi-circular headed archway to footpath, closed by C20 wooden gate. Pair of semi-circular headed many paned windows first floor, similar window below, lancet to right of archway to toll road closed by C20 wooden gate. Interior not seen. Northern 2 bays probably a nearly contemporary extension. Ashley Combe was demolished in 1974.

Listing NGR: SS8582548189

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
265456
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.

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Date: 19 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/02509/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr R.M Rayner. Source Historic England Archive
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