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Gothic Ruin, About Half a Mile North of Crowcombe Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Crowcombe, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.129 / 51°7'44"N

Longitude: -3.2297 / 3°13'46"W

OS Eastings: 314045

OS Northings: 137350

OS Grid: ST140373

Mapcode National: GBR LV.95MH

Mapcode Global: VH6GX.YWYD

Entry Name: Gothic Ruin, About Half a Mile North of Crowcombe Court

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057448

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265105

Location: Crowcombe, West Somerset, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Crowcombe

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


10/61 Gothic ruin, about half a mile
North of Crowcombe Court



Shown on OS Map as Convent (ruin). Folly in the form of ruined Gothic chapel. Circa 1776, incorporating some medieval
stonework. Red sandstone random rubble, limestone dressings. Plan: cruciform, East end overlooking stream. 2
storeys, 1:1:1 bays; large arched East end window opening, remains of cusped tracery, finials on gable end, flanked by
symmetrical, buttressed wings, first floor arched openings, larger 2-light openings below, remains of cusped tracery
left. Gabled returns, moulded arched entrance North side, South side round headed arch entrance. Picturesquely sited
ruin set high above the stream, half way up a steep wooded slope. Inaccessible at tile of survey (August 1983) because
of dense undergrowth. Some of tracery reported to have come from demolished parts of Halsway Manor, or tne earlier
Crowcombe Manor, demolished 1724. (Photograph in NMR; VCH Somerset, Vol.5 forthcoming; Country Life, April 22

Listing NGR: ST1404537350

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