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The Priory

A Grade II Listed Building in Ash Priors, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0566 / 51°3'23"N

Longitude: -3.2144 / 3°12'51"W

OS Eastings: 314983

OS Northings: 129281

OS Grid: ST149292

Mapcode National: GBR LW.FPH2

Mapcode Global: FRA 464B.CHS

Entry Name: The Priory

Listing Date: 25 February 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059240

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270214

Location: Ash Priors, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Ash Priors

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


6/2 The Priory



House. Probably C17, remodelled circa 1830. Render grooved as ashlar, quoins, steeply pitched slate roof, coped verges,
stone stack right, C20 brick left and centre. 2-storeys, 7 bays; casements with glazing bars, ground floor windows with
louvred shutters, 4 centred arch headed casement in first floor of central shaped gable porch, entrance below through 4
centred arch opening with hood mould, dated 1529 (possibly reset) in left spandrel, four and three and a half bay
single storey wooden verandah with parapet on either side of porch with half bay returns, early C19. C17 extension on
right return elevation. Interior not viewed. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, December 1979). This is probably the Manor
House that was owned by the Priory in Taunton before the Reformation, hence its name.

Listing NGR: ST1498329281

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