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The Lodge, about 165 metres south-south-west of Montacute House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Montacute, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9503 / 50°57'1"N

Longitude: -2.7158 / 2°42'56"W

OS Eastings: 349816

OS Northings: 117012

OS Grid: ST498170

Mapcode National: GBR MK.NHSC

Mapcode Global: FRA 566L.MS7

Plus Code: 9C2VX72M+4M

Entry Name: The Lodge, about 165 metres south-south-west of Montacute House

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252028

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434957

Location: Montacute, South Somerset, Somerset, TA15

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Montacute

Built-Up Area: Montacute

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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THE BOROUGH (North side, off)
The Lodge, about 165 metres south-south-west of Montacute House


Lodge. Probably mid C19, but may be a partial rebuild of C16 work. Ham stone ashlar, ogee-hipped main roof, with vaulted roof to south having Dutch gable; stone chimney stack.

Two-storey with attic, two bay east elevation. Eaves course with console bracket dentils and quasi-battlemented parapet, with obelisk corner finials: bay two has string course between floors and upper cill band: to upper bay one a two-light hollow-chamfered mullioned window in wave-mould recess with square label, no window below: bay two projects, and to both floors has a composite five-light window in which the three centre lights form a segmental-plan bay, the upper window transomed; all windows diamond-leaded: the outer corners of upper bay two have small attached Tuscan columns under the obelisk finials: in angle between the bays a porch in C17 style, stone slab roofed, with obelisk pinnacle to front gable: semi-circular arched doorway with lozenge-mould impost and keystone, arched label with square stops; inside cambered-arched doorway with Tudor rose spandrils, boarded door, and small matching light to left in east wall; plainer doorway in south return. South gable has a two-storey angled bay window of 1+3+1 light, transomed both levels, with hipped roof and single attic light in gable. Two simple two-light mullioned windows to north; lean-to against west side.

Interior not seen.

Fine complement to Montacute House (q.v), and in same style.

Listing NGR: ST4981617012

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