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Coombe Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Blagdon, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3322 / 51°19'55"N

Longitude: -2.7254 / 2°43'31"W

OS Eastings: 349560

OS Northings: 159484

OS Grid: ST495594

Mapcode National: GBR JK.W753

Mapcode Global: VH894.QS23

Entry Name: Coombe Lodge

Listing Date: 16 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129179

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33902

Location: Blagdon, North Somerset, BS40

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Blagdon

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST 45 NE BLAGDON C.P. THE COOMBE (north side)

9/34 Coombe Lodge

Former Country House, now Further Education Staff College. 1930-2 by Sir George
Oatley. Ashlar with stone tile roofs. Cotswold Vernacular style. U-shaped
main block with left-hand service range. 2 storeys and attics, main block of
5 bays and service wing of 6 bays. Windows are cross-mullions of 2 and 4-lights
with small leaded pane casements set in chamfered surrounds. South front of main
block has 3 canted bays through 2 floors and gables to the attic with oculi above
attic windows. Porch at angle with service range and further 1-storey range
projecting at right-angles. Ionic pilasters to porch and family crest above
keyed segmental arch. Above this a canted staircase window. North front has
2 projecting 2-bay wings and recessed central section. Similar details as south
front but with central loggia and porte cochere with balustraded balcony above.
Moulded string courses and tall square ashlar stacks set in lines of 2, 4 and also
clustered on the central ridge. Interior. Idiosyncratic and impracticable
plan, but fine quality woodwork panelling in Tudor-style to ground floor rooms,
corridors and staircase. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England : North Somerset
and Bristol, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST4956059484

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