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Priory Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Bathwick, Bath and North East Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3794 / 51°22'45"N

Longitude: -2.3414 / 2°20'29"W

OS Eastings: 376335

OS Northings: 164543

OS Grid: ST763645

Mapcode National: GBR 0QJ.GVQ

Mapcode Global: VH96M.CLKC

Entry Name: Priory Lodge

Listing Date: 8 November 2011

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1405962

Location: Bath and North East Somerset, BA2

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Electoral Ward/Division: Bathwick

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bath

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Summary

A former lodge built in c1840 with C20 additions.

Description

MATERIALS: It is built in Limestone ashlar, and has a steeply-pitched slate roof with paired diagonal ridge stacks to the centre.

EXTERIOR: A Picturesque single storey lodge, with attic, built in Tudor-Gothic style with a three window front. It has diagonally leaded casement windows. To the left is a forward-facing shouldered gable with a finial, pendant, moulded coping and a moulded string course which follows the contours, with a small window over a two light canted bay which has a hipped stone slate roof. To the right a half dormer has a small shouldered gable with a hood-mould to a slit in the apex over paired casements. Below is a similar window, to the far left is a small single storey wing with a C20 window. The right gable end is similar to that at the front.

INTERIOR: Not inspected.

History

The lodge served the former Bathwick Priory, which was demolished in c1960 and formed an odd Gothic incident in the otherwise Italianate surrounds of Bathwick Hill.

Reasons for Listing

* Architectural interest: an ancillary structure in the Tudor -Gothic style that displays a considerable amount of intricate architectural detail;
* Group value: with other listed buildings on Bathwick Hill.

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