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Golsoncott House

A Grade II Listed Building in Old Cleeve, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1423 / 51°8'32"N

Longitude: -3.3965 / 3°23'47"W

OS Eastings: 302405

OS Northings: 139041

OS Grid: ST024390

Mapcode National: GBR LM.8CCM

Mapcode Global: VH6GV.2KS5

Entry Name: Golsoncott House

Listing Date: 21 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057544

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264830

Location: Old Cleeve, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Old Cleeve

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


4/73 Golsoncott House


- II

House. Dated 1912. Roughcast over rubble, squared and coursed red sandstone entrance tower with half timbered gabled
top, herringbone brick nogging, hipped bell-cast roof with overhanging eaves, large rendered stacks set on roof ridge,
2 right, one left of entrance. Plan: splayed L-shape, small octagonal entrance hall with services left and corridor
right linking the 2 slightly projecting wings of garden front, stairs and dining room fronted by 4 bay loggia. Arts and
Crafts style. One and a half storeys, many paned 2- and 3-light casements, 2 hipped dormers with gablets left, one
right, end bay left half timbered returned over loggica gabled top to 2 and a half storey entrance tower carried on
shaped brackets, ground floor left 4 irregular sized window openings, long corridor window right, entrance pentice
porch carried on shaped brackets, 4 centred arch doorway inscribed 1912, moulded plank door with wrought iron knocker
by Horrobin. Garden front, 1:2:1 bays, rendered asymmetrical by extra storey added to gabled tile hung wing right with
sleeping porch to left of left gabled wing, circular stone columns of 4 bay loggia with 2 hipped dormers above centre.
Loggia on left return now glazed. Interior: contemporary fittings including completely panelled and white painted
garden room. Built by Count Hochburg for his land agent on the Croydon Hall estate. A very picturesque composition in
the Arts and Crafts style of which there are very few good examples in the county.

Listing NGR: ST0240539041

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