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Lowton Manor and Mounting Block at Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Pitminster, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9595 / 50°57'34"N

Longitude: -3.1416 / 3°8'29"W

OS Eastings: 319917

OS Northings: 118405

OS Grid: ST199184

Mapcode National: GBR LZ.MXK6

Mapcode Global: FRA 469K.XKD

Entry Name: Lowton Manor and Mounting Block at Rear

Listing Date: 7 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060296

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271058

Location: Pitminster, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Pitminster

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

Lowton Manor and mounting block
at rear
House. Early C18, altered probably 1920s. Squared and coursed chert rubble and other
local stones, red sandstone rubble quoins and jambs to windows, chert stone voussoirs,
hipped West Somerset slate roof, coped verges to gable ends at rear altered to half hips.
U-plan with stair inserted between wings at rear, service wing set back at right return.
Two storeys, 5 bays; all 12-pane sash windows, central pedimnted Tuscan Doric doorcase
with 6-panel double doors; left return with C20 full-height steel casement bay. Rear
elevation: 2 storeys with attic, quoins, irregular rusticated surround to central full
height glazed stair light, elliptical headed doorway with rusticated surround,C20 door,
service wing set at right angles. Interior not seen.The entrance was resited on the rear
elevation when the stair was inserted probably in the 1920s, and the main elevation
became the garden front. Mounting block set on rear elevation.
Formerly known as Lowton House. (Photograph in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST1991718405

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

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