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Gothic Villa, and Front Boundary Wall, Railings and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Cary, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0897 / 51°5'23"N

Longitude: -2.5149 / 2°30'53"W

OS Eastings: 364034

OS Northings: 132393

OS Grid: ST640323

Mapcode National: GBR MV.CLN0

Mapcode Global: FRA 56M7.N1K

Entry Name: Gothic Villa, and Front Boundary Wall, Railings and Gates

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056238

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261978

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

6/45 Gothic Villa, and front boundary
wall, railings and gates

Town house, now flats. Mid C19. Cary stone cut and squared with bands and dressings of grey lias and Doulting stone;
double Roman clay tile roofs with overhung gables having elaborately ornamental bargeboards; brick chimney stacks. Two
storeys; 4 bays, of which bay 1 is wider, slightly projecting and gabled. Lias stone plinth and band course; 4-pane
sash windows with margins in toothed lias stone surrounds with Doulting keystoned lintols; gabled light to bay l; to
left of this bay a part glazed door in matching openings, with a similar door to lower bay 2. Interiors not seen. To
east of house, and connected to north-east corner, a low stone wall with rounded top course on which are set cast- iron
railings about one metre high with fleur-de-lys/ spearhead points, with matching gates opposite both doorways, flanked
by ashlar piers with heavily detailed pyramidal caps. In a prominent position at the highest point of Bailey Hill.

Listing NGR: ST6403232388

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