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Flowers House with Adjacent Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Yeovil, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9404 / 50°56'25"N

Longitude: -2.6346 / 2°38'4"W

OS Eastings: 355507

OS Northings: 115848

OS Grid: ST555158

Mapcode National: GBR MP.P0B6

Mapcode Global: FRA 56CM.HD2

Entry Name: Flowers House with Adjacent Gate Piers

Listing Date: 17 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173007

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261362

Location: Yeovil, South Somerset, Somerset, BA20

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Yeovil

Built-Up Area: Yeovil

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST5515NE YEOVIL CP HENDFORD HOUSE (East side)

8/26 No 15
(Flowers House)
(formerly No 8) with adjacent
gate piers

-

GV II

Town House (now offices) of probably late C18. Local Stone cut and squared and
ashlar dressings, with Welsh slate roof between coped gables, having two end and
one off-centre stone chimney stacks. 3-storey facade of 5-bays, with central
doorway (three steps up); 5-panel door (the upper four glazed) in painted stone
surround, with shallow cornice mould hood supported by plainish console
brackets. Simple architraves to sashes at each level; ground floor windows have
lost their glazing bars: first and second flows have 12-pane windows. Stone
plinth (with modern cellar window to right-hand of doorway; stone band at second
floor level; simple cornice at top with low parapet wall over. Centre window
first floor has lugged and heeled architrave. Interior not seen. To left-hand of
house 2-capped stone gate piers flanking side entrance. (Formerly Henry Monk's
private grammar school in late C19, later home of Dr. Flower).


Listing NGR: ST5550715848

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

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