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Butleigh Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Butleigh, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1026 / 51°6'9"N

Longitude: -2.6877 / 2°41'15"W

OS Eastings: 351943

OS Northings: 133922

OS Grid: ST519339

Mapcode National: GBR ML.BYNX

Mapcode Global: VH8BB.CKG3

Entry Name: Butleigh Court

Listing Date: 15 July 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267748

Location: Butleigh, Mendip, Somerset, BA6

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Butleigh

Built-Up Area: Butleigh

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


11/28 Butleigh Court



Country house in landscaped park. 1845 by J. C. Buckler, on an earlier site, further minor work by E. B. Lamb; for
Henry Neville-Grenville; roof removed and interiors gutted after 1940; restored c1975 when divided into 3 dwellings.
Coursed and squared blue lias, Bath stone dressings, parapets with copings, some embattled, some slate roofs, majority
of roof unseen, elaborate profusion of ashlar stacks, singly, paired and in groups. Tudor-Gothic, irregular outline and
plan. Two storeys with basement, towers rising to 3 storeys; irregular entrance frontage to North of 1:1:1:1:1 bays, 2,
3, and 5-light stone-mullioned windows, some lights with 4- centred heads, particularly large windows to second bay
transomed, all lights with simple C20 casements. Entrance in projecting tower to third bay with angle buttresses, rich
oriel to first floor, Royal arms on corbel. Below, door opening in a dressed stone surround with a 4-centred head,
plank door with elaborate hinges. Hall at rear demolished during restoration. Interior with 3 fireplaces in elaborately
carved freestone surrounds. (Drawing deposited at R..I.B.A).

Listing NGR: ST5194333922

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

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