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The Gatehouse to Quantock Lodge with Flanking Quadrant Walls, Over Stowey

Description: The Gatehouse to Quantock Lodge with Flanking Quadrant Walls

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 September 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 269389

OS Grid Reference: ST1934737366
OS Grid Coordinates: 319347, 137366
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1299, -3.1540

Location: Over Stowey, Somerset TA5 1HD

Locality: Over Stowey
Local Authority: Sedgemoor District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA5 1HD

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Listing Text



1/127 The Gatehouse to Quantock Lodge
with flanking quadrant walls

Gatehouse and flanking curtain walls; to Quantock Lodge, part of Quantock School. 1857 by Henry Clutton for Henry
Labouchere, the lst (and only) Lord Taunton. Snecked local stone, freestone dressings, eaves bands, banded tile roofs,
coped verges, crenellated returns (some merlons missing at time of re-survey January 1985), large floral finials (one
missing and one broken at time of re-survey), 2 tall polygonal stacks with moulded caps. Eccentric fusion of
neo-medieval styles. Single storey and attici entrance portion with front facing gable; broad segmental -headed
carriageway, to each side coupled angle buttresses with offsets; lesser inner archway in conforming style with narrower
pedestrian gateway; stone ribbing; oak gates with iron grilles. Gable face with 2 barred leaded windows flanking a
canopied achievement. Lodge to left, 2-light stone-mullioned window with drip and quatrefoil window with leaded lights.
Section of curved curtain wall to each side. An important roadside feature.

Listing NGR: ST1934737366

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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