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Latitude: 51.2871 / 51°17'13"N
Longitude: -2.8176 / 2°49'3"W
OS Eastings: 343078
OS Northings: 154540
OS Grid: ST430545
Mapcode National: GBR JF.Z1ZK
Mapcode Global: VH7CV.3XS4
Entry Name: King John's Hunting Lodge (Axbridge Museum)
Listing Date: 9 February 1961
Last Amended: 29 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1059142
English Heritage Legacy ID: 268654
Location: Axbridge, Sedgemoor, Somerset, BS26
Civil Parish: Axbridge
Built-Up Area: Axbridge
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
HIGH STREET (South side)
King John's Hunting Lodge (Axbridge Museum)
(formerly listed as The Square (South side))
Inn, now museum. Early C16, restored 1975. Timber framed with studding and prominent braces, continuous jetties to first and second floors with moulded rails on curved brackets; moulded corner post to left; moulded string to first floor; Three prominent gables with cusped bargeboards, double roman tile roof, brick stacks. Three storeys and attic; six single-light windows with ogee heads (a quatrefoil in a circle to each spandrel) to second floor; similar fenestration to first floor except the windows paired; a further window in the face of each gable; ground floor with six large C20 windows of a single pane each, inserted between the studs. Three door openings in surrounds with four-centred heads, ribbed doors. Return to The Square in similar style, two single-light ogee headed windows to each floor, except three large C20 windows to ground floor; ribbed door in a four-centred surround; section of coursed and squared rubble wall to left fording a narrow pier. Carved and painted wooden head formerly placed at the angle between The High Street and The Square now stored inside the building.
The building may have been shops with living accommodation over when first constructed. (V46 report, unpublished SRO, Autumn 1981).
Listing NGR: ST4307854540
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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