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Maxdene, with Front Boundary Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Cary, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0842 / 51°5'3"N

Longitude: -2.5193 / 2°31'9"W

OS Eastings: 363723

OS Northings: 131784

OS Grid: ST637317

Mapcode National: GBR MT.CZHC

Mapcode Global: FRA 56M8.0CJ

Entry Name: Maxdene, with Front Boundary Railings

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056220

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262032

Location: Castle Cary, South Somerset, Somerset, BA7

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Castle Cary

Built-Up Area: Castle Cary

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

7/99 Maxdene, with front boundary


Semi-detached house. Early C19. Small Cary stone rubble, uncoursed, with large stones to quoins; Welsh slate roof with
plain gables; brick chimney stacks 'L'-plan. Two storeys, 3 bays. Sash windows of 16 panes under timber lintols, the
lower windows larger; to lower bay 2 a 6-fielded panel door, glazed toplights, in plain ashlar surround with flat
timber hood on brackets. Interior not seen. Three metres from house simple spiked railings on low plinth wall with
cast-iron gate having Greek key motif to middle rail, and diamond patterned standards: railings return direct to house
on south side, but to north is a curved wall back to house about one metre high; all contributing to setting of house
and to streetscape. Basically of same build as Knowle House (qv), attached to south.

Listing NGR: ST6372331784

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