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The Orchard or Little Orchard, and Front Boundary Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Dinnington, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9136 / 50°54'48"N

Longitude: -2.8515 / 2°51'5"W

OS Eastings: 340237

OS Northings: 113027

OS Grid: ST402130

Mapcode National: GBR MC.QRF0

Mapcode Global: FRA 46XP.GY2

Entry Name: The Orchard or Little Orchard, and Front Boundary Railings

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057020

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264101

Location: Dinnington, South Somerset, Somerset, TA17

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Dinnington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Hinton St George with Dinnington

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


ST41SW The Orchard or Little Orchard,
5/16 and front boundary railings



Detached house, Earlier C17. Ham stone near-ashlar; thatched roof with coped south gable; plain gable to north; brick
end and intermediate chimney stacks. Two storeys, 4 bays. Reserve-chamfered mullioned windows, of 3 lights to upper
bays 1, 3 and 4 with 2-light upper bay 2, and below 4-light to lower 1 and 5-light to bays 3 and 4, these lower
windows with labels; all windows rectangular-leaded with iron-framed opening casements, some having curl stays; to
lower bay 2 a C20 boarded part-glazed door in plain recess. South gable plain; C20 windows in north gable, later
outshut to rear in rubble stonework. Interior not seen, but reported is a 3-unit cross-passage plan; collar-beam
trussed roof with scarfed trenched purlins; signs of former doorway in rear of building, large but modified fireplaces.
About 3 metres in front of house, with curved returns back to house at each end, a low stone kerbing with wrought-iron
railings having spear-points, with braced standards carrying cast urn finials, and pair of matching gates opposite the
doorway, all contributing to the setting of the house and of the street scene, (VAG Report, SRO unpublished, 1973).

Listing NGR: ST4023713027

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