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Watch House, Retaining Walls to the River and Garage

A Grade II Listed Building in Pill, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.4817 / 51°28'54"N

Longitude: -2.6835 / 2°41'0"W

OS Eastings: 352633

OS Northings: 176082

OS Grid: ST526760

Mapcode National: GBR JL.KZMZ

Mapcode Global: VH88L.F0QY

Entry Name: Watch House, Retaining Walls to the River and Garage

Listing Date: 16 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129831

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33467

Location: Pill and Easton-in-Gordano, North Somerset, BS20

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Pill and Easton-in-Gordano

Built-Up Area: Pill

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


2/72 Watch House, Retaining Walls to
the River and Garage

Customs house, now a private house, retaining walls to the river and former
boathouse, now a garage. Dated 1850. Rubble; hipped slate roof; coursed
rubble stacks. Single storey on battered, dressed ashlar plinth to riverside.
The north-east (riverside) elevation has 1:3:1 bays, the outer ones are advanced
as wings under hipped roofs and with quoins; glazing bar sash windows in dressed
stone surrounds with cills on brackets; outer bays have tripartite windows.
The battered plinth returns for approximately 5 yards to the south-east as a
retaining wall for the garden. The south-west (land) elevation is L-plan:
3 bays, glazing bar sash windows in dressed stone surrounds with cills on
brackets. Panelled door in projecting porch in re-entrant angle; further
panelled door (formerly to the customs office) in projecting porch on north-west
gable. One yard to the south-east is the former boathouse, now a garage;
rubble with dressed ashlar quoins and voussoirs, hipped slate roof; segmental
headed doorway at north-west end.

Listing NGR: ST5263376082

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

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