Description: Bossington Place Lodge
Date Listed: 28 October 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 265466
OS Grid Reference: SS8898146930
OS Grid Coordinates: 288981, 146930
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2108, -3.5907
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558846 PORLOCK CP DUNSTER STEEP
Bossington Place Lodge
(formerly listed as New Place
Lodge to Bossington Place (qv), now private dwelling. Circa 1900. Presumably by Edmund Buckle. Rendered over rubble,
hipped thatched roof, circular roughcast stacks rising from above eaves. Plan: gateway flanked by single rooms with
separate staircases. Picturesque vernacular style. One and a half storeys, 3 bays; hipped thatched dormers in outer
bays with 2-light casements, thatched roof swept down flanking central 3-light casement above square headed gateway
opening, wooden lintel and jambs, hipped thatched hoods to 4-light canted outer bays. Arched studded double doors on
rear elevation, with wicket gate; Tudor arch headed entrances. Because of sloping site north-east corner at rear
supported on single circular column. Illustrated by Chadwyck-Healey, for whom the lodge was built, in his book The
History of the Part of West Somerset, 1901.
Listing NGR: SS8898146930
Source: English Heritage
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