You are here: Home > Details for IoE Number: 268654  

Print Page

©  Mike Bedingfield LRPS

IoE Number: 268654
Location: AXBRIDGE MUSEUM, HIGH STREET (south side)
Photographer: Mike Bedingfield LRPS
Date Photographed: 11 September 2000
Date listed: 09 February 1961
Date of last amendment: 29 January 1985
Grade II*

The Images of England website consists of images of listed buildings based on the statutory list as it was in 2001 and does not incorporate subsequent amendments to the list. For the statutory list and information on the current listed status of individual buildings please go to The National Heritage List for England.

ST4354AXBRIDGEHIGH STREET (South side)12/2King John's Hunting Lodge(Axbridge Museum)(formerly listed as The Square

ST4354 AXBRIDGE HIGH STREET (South side) 12/2 King John's Hunting Lodge (Axbridge Museum) (formerly listed as The Square (South side)) 9/2/61 GV II* Inn, now museum. Early C16, restored 1975. Timber framed with studding and prominent braces, continuous jetties to first and second floors with moulded rails on curved brackets; moulded corner post to left; moulded string to first floor; 3 prominent gables with cusped bargeboards, double roman tile roof, brick stacks. Three storeys and attic; 6 single-light windows with ogee heads (a quatrefoil in a circle to each spandrel) to second floor; similar fenestration to first floor except the windows paired; a further window in the face of each gable; ground floor with 6 large C20 windows of a single pane each, inserted between the studs. Three door openings in surrounds with 4-centred heads, ribbed doors. Return to The Square in similar style, 2 single-light ogee headed windows to each floor, except 3 large C20 windows to ground floor; ribbed door in a 4-centred surround; section of coursed and squared rubble wall to left fording a narrow pier. Carved and painted wooden head formerly placed at the angle between The High Street and The Square now stored inside the building. The building way have been shops with living accomodation over when first constructed. (V46 report, unpublished SRO, Autumn 1981).

Please note that the inclusion of a listed building on this website does not mean it is open to the public.