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Two Summerhouses and the Linking Brick Wall, North West Boundary of Fordhay House (From 2 Metres to 20 Metres South of Fordhay House)

A Grade II Listed Building in East Chinnock, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.914 / 50°54'50"N

Longitude: -2.7196 / 2°43'10"W

OS Eastings: 349510

OS Northings: 112969

OS Grid: ST495129

Mapcode National: GBR MK.QNV1

Mapcode Global: FRA 566P.DB8

Plus Code: 9C2VW77J+H5

Entry Name: Two Summerhouses and the Linking Brick Wall, North West Boundary of Fordhay House (From 2 Metres to 20 Metres South of Fordhay House)

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Last Amended: 30 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057205

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263625

Location: East Chinnock, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: East Chinnock

Built-Up Area: East Chinnock

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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3/67 Two summerhouses and the linking
brick wall, North West boundary
of Fordhay House,
(from 2 metres to 20 metres South
of Fordhay House - Summerhouses
formerly listed)


Two summerhouses. C18. Red brick with stone dressings; Welsh slate with stone slate base course and lead dressings
with shaped elm board verges on garden side. Half-oval on plan with timber seats all round to garden side, 5 recessed
panels on inside of walls, with stone panels in centre with a small diamond-shape viewing aperture set in an oval
recess: very shallow domed ceilings under conical roofs crowned with stone ball finials: the two summerhouses
identical. Linking red brick wall about 2.25 metres high. Said by tradition to be look-out posts to enable the
innkeeper to be warned of approaching carriages to Fordhay House (qv).

Listing NGR: ST4951012969

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