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Priory Lodge

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3902 / 51°23'24"N

Longitude: -2.3821 / 2°22'55"W

OS Eastings: 373509

OS Northings: 165753

OS Grid: ST735657

Mapcode National: GBR 0Q8.YBC

Mapcode Global: VH96L.NBK3

Entry Name: Priory Lodge

Listing Date: 9 December 2011

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1406080

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 road. c1845.

Description

PLAN: L-plan.

MATERIALS: Limestone ashlar, slate roof with moulded stacks.

EXTERIOR: Three storeys, two-window front to street (north). Long range to west has ornamented fretted bargeboard to gables at each end, central corbelled first-floor stacks offset below eaves and with octagonal shafts, that to street front flanked by small two pane Tudor-arched casement windows under flat arches with sunk spandrels. To centre of ground floor, below stack similar paired windows under label mould. Single-storey block to east end has similar blind three-light window. Gabled west facade has one window to each floor similar to those on street facade, two-light to ground floor, south front of the east block similar. South front of west block (unseen) housed stable.

INTERIOR: Not inspected.

History


A very handsome ancillary structure, showing the progressive tastes of an early Victorian house of substance; stylistically the structure is indebted to Edward Davis's Gothic Farm House in the Royal Victoria Park of 1830.

Reasons for Listing

Priory Lodge is listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* Architectural interest: it is a handsome mid-C19 former lodge and stable block with good gothic detailing
* Group value: it has group value with the Priory Hotel and other listed buildings on Weston Road

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