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Bagborough House

A Grade II* Listed Building in West Bagborough, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0966 / 51°5'47"N

Longitude: -3.1884 / 3°11'18"W

OS Eastings: 316877

OS Northings: 133702

OS Grid: ST168337

Mapcode National: GBR LX.CB13

Mapcode Global: FRA 4667.3NG

Entry Name: Bagborough House

Listing Date: 4 May 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270495

Location: West Bagborough, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: West Bagborough

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


3/284 Bagborough House



Country House. Circa 1730, enlarged circa 1820 and circa 1900. Rendered grooved ashlar, hipped slate roofs behind
parapets, rendered stacks. Plan: entrance originally on five bay South front, reorientated to East front in 1820s when
three bays right were probably added, extended four bays. More independently roofed in lower block containing billiard
room. Entrance front: 5:1:2:4 bays, 12-pane sash windows in moulded surrounds with pediments 3rd left and 3rd right
first floor (main block) ground floor right 2 bays contain 3-light sash with marginal glazing bars in Ham stone ashlar
surround projecting slightly forward and supported by console brackets. Moulded dentil cornice below parapet breaks
into a pediment above entrance bay, continued on left return. Moulded cornice on lower block to right. Main entrance
sixth bay left, Ionic porch with paired columns, coat of arms in square panel carried by entablature. Double doors,
partially glazed. Entrance to billiard room block inner bay left, pedimented doorcase with 12-pane glazed door. South
front distinguished by five bay Ionic colonade of paired columns, centre bay breaks forward slightly. Interior: fine
circa 1730 decoration in the style of William Kent in the salon on South front, C18 cantilevered circular stair with
twisted newels and moulded dado, plasterwork in dining rood probably 1890s Imported C16 panelling in billiard room.

Listing NGR: ST1687733702

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