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The Gatehouse to Quantock Lodge with Flanking Quadrant Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Over Stowey, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1299 / 51°7'47"N

Longitude: -3.154 / 3°9'14"W

OS Eastings: 319347

OS Northings: 137366

OS Grid: ST193373

Mapcode National: GBR LZ.90SN

Mapcode Global: VH6GZ.8VZQ

Entry Name: The Gatehouse to Quantock Lodge with Flanking Quadrant Walls

Listing Date: 15 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060179

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269389

Location: Over Stowey, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Over Stowey

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text



1/127 The Gatehouse to Quantock Lodge
with flanking quadrant walls

Gatehouse and flanking curtain walls; to Quantock Lodge, part of Quantock School. 1857 by Henry Clutton for Henry
Labouchere, the lst (and only) Lord Taunton. Snecked local stone, freestone dressings, eaves bands, banded tile roofs,
coped verges, crenellated returns (some merlons missing at time of re-survey January 1985), large floral finials (one
missing and one broken at time of re-survey), 2 tall polygonal stacks with moulded caps. Eccentric fusion of
neo-medieval styles. Single storey and attici entrance portion with front facing gable; broad segmental -headed
carriageway, to each side coupled angle buttresses with offsets; lesser inner archway in conforming style with narrower
pedestrian gateway; stone ribbing; oak gates with iron grilles. Gable face with 2 barred leaded windows flanking a
canopied achievement. Lodge to left, 2-light stone-mullioned window with drip and quatrefoil window with leaded lights.
Section of curved curtain wall to each side. An important roadside feature.

Listing NGR: ST1934737366

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