Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1129179

Date first listed: 16-Jul-1986



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District: North Somerset (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Blagdon

National Grid Reference: ST 49560 59484


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ST 45 NE BLAGDON C.P. THE COOMBE (north side)

9/34 Coombe Lodge 16.7.86 II

Former Country House, now Further Education Staff College. 1930-2 by Sir George Oatley. Ashlar with stone tile roofs. Cotswold Vernacular style. U-shaped main block with left-hand service range. 2 storeys and attics, main block of 5 bays and service wing of 6 bays. Windows are cross-mullions of 2 and 4-lights with small leaded pane casements set in chamfered surrounds. South front of main block has 3 canted bays through 2 floors and gables to the attic with oculi above attic windows. Porch at angle with service range and further 1-storey range projecting at right-angles. Ionic pilasters to porch and family crest above keyed segmental arch. Above this a canted staircase window. North front has 2 projecting 2-bay wings and recessed central section. Similar details as south front but with central loggia and porte cochere with balustraded balcony above. Moulded string courses and tall square ashlar stacks set in lines of 2, 4 and also clustered on the central ridge. Interior. Idiosyncratic and impracticable plan, but fine quality woodwork panelling in Tudor-style to ground floor rooms, corridors and staircase. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England : North Somerset and Bristol, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST4956059484


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Legacy System number: 33902

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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: North Somerset and Bristol, (1958)

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