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Flowers House with Adjacent Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Yeovil, Somerset

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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


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



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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