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Lodge to Apthorpe House

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3905 / 51°23'25"N

Longitude: -2.3826 / 2°22'57"W

OS Eastings: 373471

OS Northings: 165781

OS Grid: ST734657

Mapcode National: GBR 0Q8.QG6

Mapcode Global: VH96L.N97X

Entry Name: Lodge to Apthorpe House

Listing Date: 5 December 2011

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1406079

Location: Bath and North East Somerset, BA1

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Electoral Ward/Division: Weston

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bath

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Summary

Lodge and former stable backing onto the road, c.1840 with C20 additions.

Description

PLAN: Rectangular plan.

MATERIALS: Limestone ashlar, roof unseen.

EXTERIOR: A two-storey, two-window range. It is encircled by a coped parapet, cornice, cornice band and a platband at the ground floor. There is a former carriage entrance to the west facade which now has garage doors. The windows and door to south front are C20.

INTERIOR: Not inspected.

History

A relatively rare example of a Classically detailed coach house, complementing its similarly treated parent building, and thus forming an ensemble of a well-to-do suburban residence. It was converted to residential use in 1992.

Reasons for Listing

The lodge to Apthorpe House is listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* Architectural interest: it is a handsome mid-C19 former lodge and stable block with an interesting Classical finish which is in keeping with the design of Apthorpe House
* Group value: it has group value with the Apthorpe House and other listed buildings on Weston Road

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