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Church Lodge with Railings to East and Gateway to North East

A Grade II Listed Building in Martock, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9695 / 50°58'10"N

Longitude: -2.768 / 2°46'4"W

OS Eastings: 346171

OS Northings: 119176

OS Grid: ST461191

Mapcode National: GBR MH.M8JL

Mapcode Global: FRA 562K.5GV

Plus Code: 9C2VX69J+QR

Entry Name: Church Lodge with Railings to East and Gateway to North East

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422623

ID on this website: 101357469

Location: Martock, Somerset, TA12

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Martock

Built-Up Area: Martock

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Church Lodge etc, Church Street.


Church Lodge etc, Church Street.


12/204 Church Lodge, with railings to
east and gateway to north-east


Semi-detached house. C18 and later, earlier origins. Ham stone ashlar; hipped Welsh slate roof; stone chimney stacks.
'L'-plan; 2 storeys, 3 bays. Plinth, end pilasters, band and eaves course; sash windows set in architraves, 12-pane
below and 9-pane above. Entrance to rear, in north wall of rear wing, which may have C16/C17 origins; this is of 2
bays, with stone slate base courses to roof; to bay 2 a 4-light leaded mullioned window with beaded surrounds above and
a composite sash window below; lower bay 1 has a semi-circular arched doorway with boarded door under cast iron
fanlight. Interior of several periods, including mid C18 white and coloured marble fireplaces with wood overmantels
throws; north-east room mostly c1800 in character, with fine ceiling frieze; in central lobby a recess with shaped
shelves and triple keystoned architrave, possibly from elsewhere, now blocking former doorway into Church Lodge Cottage
(q.v). Enclosing a small garden to the east are spearpoint rails set on low stone wall, with matching gate at
north-east corner, then short wing walls to side of house with bell- hip caps set on blocks at ends, with good pair of
C19 Regency pattern gates having ornamented middle rail, sweeps to tops and spearpoint rails, adding to the setting of
the house.

Listing NGR: ST4617119176

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