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Hillcrest School House, and Front Boundary Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Ansford, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0939 / 51°5'37"N

Longitude: -2.5131 / 2°30'47"W

OS Eastings: 364162

OS Northings: 132853

OS Grid: ST641328

Mapcode National: GBR MV.C748

Mapcode Global: FRA 56M7.8RW

Entry Name: Hillcrest School House, and Front Boundary Railings

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056271

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261954

Location: Ansford, South Somerset, Somerset, BA7

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Ansford

Built-Up Area: Castle Cary

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

6/21 Hillcrest School House
(formerly listed as The Rectory),
and front boundary railings

Detached house; formerly a rectory, now a school. C18. Cary stone cut and squared with Doulting stone dressings; Welsh
slate roof between coped gables; reconstructed stone and brick chimney stacks. Double roof plan; 2 storeys, 5 bays, of
which the centre bay projects slightly. Plinth eaves course; 12-pane sash windows in architraved surrounds, the glazing
bars removed at lower level; central 6-panel door having 4 panels glazed, in architraved surround with pedimented hood
on console brackets. Two lean- to extensions on west gable. Interior not inspected, but noted were fielded-panel
internal doors and matching features. Four metres east of house, and for full width of house, wrot iron railings,
probably C19, with necked spear points and square urn-type finials to scroll-braced standards; double standards with
diamond pattern bracing to central gateway; gate to match, with Greek key ornament to middle rail - the whole enhancing
the setting of the house in the streetscape.

Listing NGR: ST6416232853

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