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Capton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Taunton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1466 / 51°8'47"N

Longitude: -3.3162 / 3°18'58"W

OS Eastings: 308029

OS Northings: 139412

OS Grid: ST080394

Mapcode National: GBR LR.81P2

Mapcode Global: VH6GW.GFQW

Plus Code: 9C3R4MWM+JG

Entry Name: Capton House

Listing Date: 22 May 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057496

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264919

Location: Stogumber, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Stogumber

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Farmhouse. Early C17, upper floor rebuilt early C19, extensively altered mid C20. Red sandstone random rubble,
partially rendered, modern slate roof, coped verges, stone stacks gable ends, brick stack rising from eaves between
first and second bays left. Plan: 3 cell and cross passage modified, 2 storey porch, stair turret at rear and gabled
rear wing. 2 storeys, 3:1:1 bays, all windows in facade C20, first floor 2-light casements left of gabled 2 storey
rendered porch with finial and kneelers, 2-light hollow chamfered mullion under square hood mould, similar 3-light to
right and on groundfloor flanking arched opening to porch, French windows to left with single storey one bay gabled
projection beyond. Two stage stepped buttresses in outer bays. A photograph of the house in 1957 shows it without the
hollow chamfered stone mullioned windows. Interior modernised. (Photograph in NMR; VAG Report, unpublished SRO, August

Listing NGR: ST0802939412

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