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Alcombe Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Minehead, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1962 / 51°11'46"N

Longitude: -3.4649 / 3°27'53"W

OS Eastings: 297740

OS Northings: 145123

OS Grid: SS977451

Mapcode National: GBR LK.4S22

Mapcode Global: VH5K4.W6MC

Plus Code: 9C3R5GWP+F3

Entry Name: Alcombe Hall

Listing Date: 4 July 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206967

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391140

Location: Minehead, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Minehead

Built-Up Area: Minehead

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


SS9745 BIRCHAM ROAD, Alcombe
900-1/4/120 (South side)
04/07/52 Alcombe Hall


House, now apartments. Late C18. Render over rubblestone,
double-pitch slate roof, hipped to the right with brick stacks
to right valley, rear right and left party wall. Double-depth
central stairhall plan with long 2-storey rear wing to the
right in Brook Street.
3 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range with 2 small C20 windows
inserted in upper floors. 6/6-pane sash windows at eaves level
to the second floor, 8/8-pane sashes to the first floor and
12/12-panes to the ground floor. An open pediment on brackets
is over a decorated fanlight and double-panelled doors with
raised and fielded panels. The rear range of the right return
has one window to each floor corresponding to those at the
The 2-storey rear wing, in Brook Street, is 3-window range
with 6/6-pane sash windows at eaves level, a plate-glass sash
shop window to ground-floor right with a door and window to
the left. A rubblestone lean-to has two C20 garage doors.
The house terminates the right end of a terrace (qv); Alcombe
House (qv) terminates the left end.
INTERIOR: the central hall has moulded cornice and a 6-panel
door to the left; a semi-elliptical arch to the rear stairhall
has reeded moulding and panelled soffit. The open-well,
open-string staircase has fretted ends and a swept and
wreathed mahogany rail. The ground-floor room to the left, now
divided, has a stiff-leaf cornice with an ornamented ceiling
band, panelled shutters and a late C19 white marble

Listing NGR: SS9774045123

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

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