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Dinder House

A Grade II Listed Building in St Cuthbert Out, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1986 / 51°11'54"N

Longitude: -2.6092 / 2°36'33"W

OS Eastings: 357532

OS Northings: 144546

OS Grid: ST575445

Mapcode National: GBR MQ.4LT4

Mapcode Global: VH89Z.Q4HJ

Entry Name: Dinder House

Listing Date: 22 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058621

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268064

Location: St. Cuthbert Out, Mendip, Somerset, BA5

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: St Cuthbert Out

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


15/45 Dinder House


Small country house in landscaped grounds. 1799-1801, possibly by Nicholls of Bath, outer bays added c1850 by Vulliany,
further single storey addition to north of 1929. Ashlar, hipped slate roof, ashlar stacks with moulded caps, box
dormers. Regency. Symmetrical garden front, basement, 2 storeys and attic, 1:1:3:1:1 bays, those to each side stepped
back slightly, centre 3 in full height segmental bow. Basement with banded rustication, banded corner pilasters, 2
giant Ionic pilasters between the bays, frieze, moulded dentil cornice, parapet with coping, baluster panels at
intervals. Sash windows with glazing bars in recessed architraves, tripartite windows on ground floor flanking central
bow, each window with aid C19 ornamental blind box. Lead rainwater head to left side of bow. Entrance front in
conforming style; central door opening in mid C19 distyle Ionic portico in antis, side walls with banded rustication,
baluster parapet set back, recessed segmental head door opening, fanlight with radiating glazing bars, paired
half-glazed doors, sidelights. Interior with oval shaped vestible, curved panelled doors in reeded surrounds conforming
to the line of the walls; principal rooms with ornamental plasterwork, one with marble chimneypiece in a reeded
surround with cross banding; geometrical stone cantilever staircast, wreathed mahogany handrail, wrought iron
balustrading. Kitchen to basement with C19 cast iron range. (Pevsner, Buildings of England, North Somerset and Bristol,
1958; Country Life, October 20, 1977).

Listing NGR: ST5753244546

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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