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Combe Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Porlock, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2003 / 51°12'1"N

Longitude: -3.6096 / 3°36'34"W

OS Eastings: 287634

OS Northings: 145795

OS Grid: SS876457

Mapcode National: GBR LB.4RCC

Mapcode Global: VH5K2.D325

Entry Name: Combe Garden

Listing Date: 2 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058046

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265467

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


3/54 Combe Garden


- II

Hunting lodge, now dwelling. Circa 1900. Rendered over rubble, applied decorative timber framing first floor, triple
Roman tiled pyramid roof with catslide roofs to rear, brick stacks, external stack on service wing. L-plan: open hall
house with top lit gallery, service wing to rear. Arts and Crafts style. Two storeys north-west front 4 bays, all
windows with leaded lights, two 2-light oriel windows left of 6-light hall window with quatrefoil heads, canted oriel
on corner right, ground floor mixed coeval fenestration, lean-to roofed porch third bay left, 3-light window, entered
on west front, stable type door with decorative hinges; right return (south-west) front central oriel, oeil-de-boeuf
right, small 2-light window left, ground floor right one bay verandah or sleeping porch, south-east front 2 oriel
windows; to right set back service wing. Interior: more or less complete set of original fittings in dark stained soft
wood, applied half-timbering, built in cupboards with decorative hinges and window seats to oriels; unusual plan of
full height hall with fireplace left opening right into single storey room, carved design of swans set into beam,
gallery facing with aoveable screen to form room on first floor landing, top lit with bedrooms opening off. Interior
reminiscent of Barvarian hunting lodge; thought to be built by the Lovelaces from Ashley Combe. Formerly known as

Listing NGR: SS8763445795

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