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© Mr R.M Rayner

IoE Number: 265444
Location: CULBONE LODGE, AND ADJOINING BRIDGE OVER SUNKEN ROADWAY ON EAST FRONT,
  OARE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr R.M Rayner
Date Photographed: 02 September 2000
Date listed: 02 January 1986
Date of last amendment: 02 January 1986
Grade II

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SS84NW OARE CP CULBONE 2/31 Culbone Lodge, and adjoining bridge over sunken roadway on - east front GV II Lodge to Ashley Combe (deaolished), now private house. Late C19 enlarged mid C20. Red sandstone random rubble, hipped slate roofs extended as catslide over carriage way on west front, overhanging eaves with brick dentil cornice on east block, large battered roughcast stack projecting into carriageway opening on west side of original dwelling. Plan: square lodge with carriageway adjoining west front extended beyond in C20 roughly L-plan, land falls sharply to south, bridge over sunken roadway on east side. Arts and Crafts style. North front: 2 storeys, 3 bays, left lancet under brick lintel, butt joint to catslide roofed carriageway opening, oriel projecting through sloping eaves above carriageway entrance, 2-light window right in set back wing, ground floor left similar lancet, C20 door in segmental headed opening; large horseshoe arch to carriageway, right bay unlit on north front; gate pier at corner left but other missing. Rear elevation with extra storey because of sloping site. Semi-circular headed archway to bridge with brick voussoirs, small semi-circular arch to stream, rubble voussoirs, parapet swept down with saddleback coping. Fords an attractive composition on the sloping site; part of the Ashley Combe estate.

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