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Bossington Place Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Porlock, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2108 / 51°12'38"N

Longitude: -3.5907 / 3°35'26"W

OS Eastings: 288981

OS Northings: 146934

OS Grid: SS889469

Mapcode National: GBR LC.3XW0

Mapcode Global: VH5JW.QT2P

Entry Name: Bossington Place Lodge

Listing Date: 28 October 1980

Last Amended: 2 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173506

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265466

Location: Porlock, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Porlock

Built-Up Area: Porlock

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


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: SS8898146934

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