COMBE GARDEN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1058046
Date first listed:
02-Jan-1986
Statutory Address:
COMBE GARDEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
COMBE GARDEN

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:
SS 87634 45795

Details

PORLOCK CP HAWKCOMBE SS84NE

3/54 Combe Garden -

- II Hunting lodge, now dwelling. Circa 1900. Rendered over rubble, applied decorative timber framing first floor, triple Roman tiled pyramid roof with catslide roofs to rear, brick stacks, external stack on service wing. L-plan: open hall house with top lit gallery, service wing to rear. Arts and Crafts style. Two storeys north-west front 4 bays, all windows with leaded lights, two 2-light oriel windows left of 6-light hall window with quatrefoil heads, canted oriel on corner right, ground floor mixed coeval fenestration, lean-to roofed porch third bay left, 3-light window, entered on west front, stable type door with decorative hinges; right return (south-west) front central oriel, oeil-de-boeuf right, small 2-light window left, ground floor right one bay verandah or sleeping porch, south-east front 2 oriel windows; to right set back service wing. Interior: more or less complete set of original fittings in dark stained soft wood, applied half-timbering, built in cupboards with decorative hinges and window seats to oriels; unusual plan of full height hall with fireplace left opening right into single storey room, carved design of swans set into beam, gallery facing with aoveable screen to form room on first floor landing, top lit with bedrooms opening off. Interior reminiscent of Barvarian hunting lodge; thought to be built by the Lovelaces from Ashley Combe. Formerly known as Windrush.

Listing NGR: SS8763445795

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
265467
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: 12 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/02509/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr R.M Rayner. Source Historic England Archive
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