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Rimpton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rimpton, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9951 / 50°59'42"N

Longitude: -2.5651 / 2°33'54"W

OS Eastings: 360440

OS Northings: 121896

OS Grid: ST604218

Mapcode National: GBR MR.KRXN

Mapcode Global: FRA 56JH.0HW

Entry Name: Rimpton House

Listing Date: 19 October 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056809

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262738

Location: Rimpton, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Rimpton

Built-Up Area: Rimpton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


10/123 Rimpton House


- II

Large house. Early C17 with considerable C19 modifications. Local stone,
some cut and squared, some as random rubble, with Ham stone dressings
and part refacing, North and East sides: Welsh slate roofs with coped
gables and finials; brick chimney stacks, "L"-plan with additions;
2-storeys with attic. Entrance in gabled end to South elevation by a C19
door with sidelights and no porch; fenestration irregular this side with
plain chamfer mullioned window, some with labels; left a timber casement
window with ovolo mouldings. East elevation formal, of 3-bays: french
doors to ground floor with label mould over, and mullioned windows above
without labels. North, roadside, elevation has 4-irregular bays with
mostly chamfer mullioned windows: an attic window has a hood and leaded
panes, with early wrought iron casement stay; one C19 sash window of
16-panes to ground floor. Interior has several C18 features including
doors and doorcases, corbel brackets to beads, cupboards and some
shallow ceiling cornices and friezes.

Listing NGR: ST6044021896

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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