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Easton Lodge Stone House, Bradford-on-Tone

Description: Easton Lodge Stone House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 270961

OS Grid Reference: ST1868124294
OS Grid Coordinates: 318681, 124294
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0123, -3.1605

Location: Bradford-on-Tone, Somerset TA4 1AJ

Locality: Bradford-on-Tone
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 1AJ

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Listing Text

5/17 Stone House and Easton Lodge
House, now 2 dwellings. Circa 1850 with date stone 1606. Squared and coursed grey
limestone, slate roofs, overhanging eaves boxed but without bargeboards at gable ends,
large external stepped stack on north front, brick stack at east gable end and lateral
stack to south wing. L-plan with porch in angle on west front, service wing to rear
(east). Tudor style. West front: two storeys with attic, 1:2 bays; all window openings
with square hoodmoulds, loft gable end lancet,2 and 3-light many paned casements below,
16-pane sash windows first floor right and in re-entrant angle, ground floor right of
porch French windows, single storey porch with central gable, moulded segmental headed
doorway, double doors with ornamentally carved panels left return, service wing left
(Easton Lodge), 2 full height bays breaking forward slightly with gabled tops, tiny
windows set below eaves between, C20 dated doorway right, otherwise original fenestration, main block (Stone House) projecting forward with 2-light casements flanking stack first floor, 3-light
ground floor. The chimney breast has an inset panel inscribed "IT 1606". Interior:
partially seen, all C19 fittings,carved Jacobean-style architrave to entrance hall,
archway moulded 9-panel compartment ceiling to dining room left with good carved Tudor
style surround to windows, probably similar in drawing room right. This was the home
of Edward Easton in 1861. The meaning of the plaque and initials is unknown, it appears
to be contemporary with the house and presumably refers to a date of some significance
for the C19 builders. (Kelly's Directory 1861).

Listing NGR: ST1868124294

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Source: English Heritage

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