© Mr Peter Bassingham
GATE LODGE AND GATES SOUTH OF COOMBE LODGE, THE COOMBE (north side)
BLAGDON, NORTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Mr Peter Bassingham
31 May 2002
16 July 1986
Date of last amendment:
16 July 1986
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ST 45 NE BLAGDON C.P. THE COOMBE (north side)
9/35 Gate Lodge and Gates south of Coombe
Gate Lodge and Gates. Early C19 and c.1930 respectively. Lodge of limewashed
render with tree trunk supports to eaves and plain tile roof. Wrought iron
gates. Cottage Orne style lodge, square on plan of storey with trefoil-headed
Gothick windows with intersecting Y tracery in 12-pane sashes with reeded sills.
Tree trunks set on octagonal stone blocks with branches connecting each to form a
lattice pattern. The trunks create a loggia around the south and east faces of
the building. Doorway in east face has raised battening in ogee Gothick shapes
and a traceried ogee-headed fanlight. Beneath the loggia at the north east
corner is a section of rootwork walling which forms an outshut within the loggia.
Patterned pebbles on loggia floor. Pyramidal roof with central octagonal
panelled stone stack. Later brick outshut to rear. Interior. Gothick chimney
piece and cupboards in room to east. 2 pedestrian gates and central 2-leaf gate
with Tudor rose wrought iron panels and urn finials. The gate lodge relates to
the former Coombe Lodge which was replaced by the present house built 1930-2 (q.v.).
The gates were erected at that time.