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Gauge House

A Grade II Listed Building in Burrington, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3307 / 51°19'50"N

Longitude: -2.7381 / 2°44'17"W

OS Eastings: 348674

OS Northings: 159327

OS Grid: ST486593

Mapcode National: GBR JJ.WHYS

Mapcode Global: VH894.HTC7

Entry Name: Gauge House

Listing Date: 19 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129181

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33907

Location: Burrington, North Somerset, BS40

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Burrington

Built-Up Area: Burrington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


9/39 Gauge House


Gauge House. Late C19. Wooden raft supported by cast iron stanchions over
brook. House of rockfaced coursed red sandstone with green sandstone dressings
on a limestone plinth. Timber frame outer skin on brick with roughcast infill
and plain tile roof. Swiss chalet style. Square on plan with a pyramidal roof
and open apex turret with weathervane. Window and door openings to each face
which develop into gabled dormers; plank doors with fine ironwork hinges.
Retaining wall to roadside of rockfaced squared sandstone with ashlar coping and
piers and wrought iron railings. The sluicehouse makes an important visual
contribution to the streetscape with the Masonic Lodge (q.v.) and Mill House (q.v.)

Listing NGR: ST4867459327

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