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Shovel House

A Grade II Listed Building in North Petherton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0874 / 51°5'14"N

Longitude: -3.0256 / 3°1'32"W

OS Eastings: 328262

OS Northings: 132512

OS Grid: ST282325

Mapcode National: GBR M4.CWTT

Mapcode Global: FRA 46K7.T84

Entry Name: Shovel House

Listing Date: 9 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058922

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269333

Location: North Petherton, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA6

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: North Petherton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


7/71 Shovel House


Small country house in wooded grounds. Early C19. Flemish bond brick, wide bracketed eaves, hipped double-Roman tile
roof, brick stacks. Symmetrical frontage. Two storeys, 2:1:2 bays, centre bay projecting slightly; 15-pane sash windows
to ground floor; 9-pane sash windows to first floor, centre bay with French windows with marginal glazing bars. Central
segmental-headed door opening, paired panelled doors, sidelights, fanlight; glazed flat-roofed porch with colonnettes;
roof forms balcony with scrolled cast-iron railings. Wing of lower height set back to each side, copings and parapets;
blank window openings, tripartite sash window inserted to left of ground floor. Rear with verandah and flanking
conservatories. Interior with much good ornamental plasterwork and panelled archways; co-eval fireplaces, staircase,
doors and window shutters.

Listing NGR: ST2826232512

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

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