The Lodge, about 165 metres south-south-west of Montacute House


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Montacute House, The Borough, TA15 6XP


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Statutory Address:
Montacute House, The Borough, TA15 6XP

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

South Somerset (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:


ST4917 7/135

MONTACUTE CP THE BOROUGH (North side, off) The Lodge, about 165 metres south-south-west of Montacute House


GV II Lodge. Probably mid C19, but may be a partial rebuild of C16 work. Ham stone ashlar, ogee-hipped main roof, with vaulted roof to south having Dutch gable; stone chimney stack.

Two-storey with attic, two bay east elevation. Eaves course with console bracket dentils and quasi-battlemented parapet, with obelisk corner finials: bay two has string course between floors and upper cill band: to upper bay one a two-light hollow-chamfered mullioned window in wave-mould recess with square label, no window below: bay two projects, and to both floors has a composite five-light window in which the three centre lights form a segmental-plan bay, the upper window transomed; all windows diamond-leaded: the outer corners of upper bay two have small attached Tuscan columns under the obelisk finials: in angle between the bays a porch in C17 style, stone slab roofed, with obelisk pinnacle to front gable: semi-circular arched doorway with lozenge-mould impost and keystone, arched label with square stops; inside cambered-arched doorway with Tudor rose spandrils, boarded door, and small matching light to left in east wall; plainer doorway in south return. South gable has a two-storey angled bay window of 1+3+1 light, transomed both levels, with hipped roof and single attic light in gable. Two simple two-light mullioned windows to north; lean-to against west side.

Interior not seen.

Fine complement to Montacute House (q.v), and in same style.

Listing NGR: ST4981617012


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Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 37 Somerset,


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: 15 May 2004
Reference: IOE01/12248/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John H. Sparkes. Source Historic England Archive
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