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Bossington Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Porlock, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2117 / 51°12'42"N

Longitude: -3.5902 / 3°35'24"W

OS Eastings: 289023

OS Northings: 147035

OS Grid: SS890470

Mapcode National: GBR LC.3Y0W

Mapcode Global: VH5JW.QSDZ

Entry Name: Bossington Place

Listing Date: 28 October 1980

Last Amended: 2 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058045

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265465

Location: Porlock, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Porlock

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


SS8947
PORLOCK CP DUNSTER STEEP
22/52
Bossington Place
(formerly listed as New Place)
28.10.80

- II

Country house, now hotel. 1890-2, extended 1922. By Edmund Buckle for Sir Charles Chadwyck-Healey, enlarged by Michael
Waterhouse, Sandstone rubble, Ham stone dressings, slate roofs, coped verges, large round stacks to left of entrance
and a battered pair on right return flanking gable. E-plan. Elizabethan style. Two and a half and two storeys, gable
fronted wings flanking full height gabled porch, 5 bays, 3-light attic window in wings, 12-light mullioned and
transomed hall window with graduated lights to left of gable fronted porch, 6-light mullioned and transomed window,
wall raked at to string course, coat of arms below moulded Tudor arch doorway, ribbed door, 3-light vertical light set
in angle, right 3-light window above 6-light mullioned and transomed window. Interior contains polygonal plan galley
with strapwork balustrade and ribbed plaster ceilings in hall, leatherwork frieze in dining room, and sitting room with
heavy cross- beamed ceiling and patterned plaster ceiling. The punning rebus on the architect's name, a buckle is
carved into the side of the porch on the north face. Sir Charles Chadwyck-Healey was Chancellor of the Diocess of Bath
and Wells, Salisbury and Exeter and author of The History of the Part of West Somerset, 1901.


Listing NGR: SS8902347035

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