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Ashley Combe Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Porlock, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2215 / 51°13'17"N

Longitude: -3.6363 / 3°38'10"W

OS Eastings: 285825

OS Northings: 148189

OS Grid: SS858481

Mapcode National: GBR L9.3BMB

Mapcode Global: VH5JV.XKHH

Entry Name: Ashley Combe Lodge

Listing Date: 2 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058042

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265456

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


3/43 Ashley Combe Lodge


- II

Lodge to Ashley Combe (demolished) and toll house. Late C19. Possibly by Lady Lovelace. Red sandstone random rubble,
brick dressings, hipped thatched roof, roughcast stacks left gable end and between second and third bays left. Plan:
gateway with dwelling to north, curved east facade extended by full height curved wall with archway, serpentine west
front. Arts and Crafts picturesque style. West front: 2 storeys, 3 windows face left of semicircular headed archway,
skew brick arch, lancet to right, Lombardic frieze cornice to curved walls only, all 2-light many paned casements, left
2 bays with central plank door, bay to left facade bulges forward with asymmetrically placed windows and plank door in
curved wall by gateway. West front: Lombardic frieze cornice continued around curved retaining wall with semi-circular
headed archway to footpath, closed by C20 wooden gate. Pair of semi-circular headed many paned windows first floor,
similar window below, lancet to right of archway to toll road closed by C20 wooden gate. Interior not seen. Northern 2
bays probably a nearly contemporary extension. Ashley Combe was demolished in 1974.

Listing NGR: SS8582548189

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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