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Wessex Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Taunton Deane, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0133 / 51°0'47"N

Longitude: -3.0994 / 3°5'57"W

OS Eastings: 322974

OS Northings: 124345

OS Grid: ST229243

Mapcode National: GBR M1.JGM0

Mapcode Global: FRA 46DF.NCF

Entry Name: Wessex Lodge

Listing Date: 20 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051983

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361614

Location: Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA1

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Town: Taunton Deane

District Council Ward: Taunton Manor and Wilton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list

TAUNTON BILLETFIELD
ST 2224 SE
11/422
Nos 11 & 13
(Wessex Lodge)
II
House, now offices. Circa 1860. Red brick with stone dressings and Welsh slate
roof. Gothic villa. L shaped block with stair turret in angle. Main section is
3 storeys with a 4 storey tower and a single storey entrance hall on south west
side. South entrance front has large porch to left; pyramid roof supported on
paired columns with Ruskinian capitals. To right is a 3 storey gable with a 2
storey canted bay, 5 light mullion and transom windows. 2 light window with tre-
foil heads in gable. West front has three 2 light windows with trefoil heads and
stone mullions to single storey section. Behind and above are 2 light mullioned
windows, the upper ones in half dormers. Stack with four octagonal stone shafts.
The east elevation has similar gable to south elevation. In the angle between is
the 4 storey octagonal stair turret with decorative stone quoins, single light
windows at each level. 4th floor belvedere with 8 windows with Caernarvon arched
heads and a conical roof. Rear has small extension, otherwise unaltered.
Interior not inspected. An externally almost unaltered villa with good design
qualities.


Listing NGR: ST2297424345

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