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Boss House and Front Boundary Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Ilchester, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0007 / 51°0'2"N

Longitude: -2.6819 / 2°40'54"W

OS Eastings: 352248

OS Northings: 122586

OS Grid: ST522225

Mapcode National: GBR MM.K6C9

Mapcode Global: FRA 568G.P0D

Entry Name: Boss House and Front Boundary Railings

Listing Date: 28 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057296

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263434

Location: Ilchester, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Ilchester

Built-Up Area: Ilchester

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

Boss House etc, Church Street


Boss House etc, Church Street



10/52 Boss House and front boundary



Corner cottage. Early C19. Local lias coursed rubble. Ham stone quoins; double Roman clay tiled roof with stepped coped
south gable, abutment to north; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3 bays irregular fenstration. Above, small-pane
horizontal-sliding sash windows; below, horizontal-bar casements of 3, 4 and 3 lights under timber lintols; between
bays 2 and 3 a C19 part-glazed door in recess with plain timber architrave. Return along the Limington Road of later
date, with Welsh slate roof; 4 bays with later C19 windows in segmental-arched brick surrounds. Interior not seen.
About one metre west of house the boundary railings, collared spearpoints set on low stone base, with cast iron finials
to standards and matching gate opposite door, all adding to the setting of the house and of the streetscene. (Shown on
earlier O.S. Maps as the Cow Inn, which had been opened by 1859. VCH, Vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST5224822586

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