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Latitude: 51.265 / 51°15'53"N
Longitude: -2.8596 / 2°51'34"W
OS Eastings: 340124
OS Northings: 152107
OS Grid: ST401521
Mapcode National: GBR MC.0HCZ
Mapcode Global: VH7D0.DG4M
Entry Name: Bagworth Court
Listing Date: 9 February 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1173938
English Heritage Legacy ID: 268830
Location: Weare, Sedgemoor, Somerset, BS26
Civil Parish: Weare
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST45SW WEARE CP
5/172 Bagworth Court
Country house, now hospital. Mid C18 core, substantial early C19 additions and alterations; for the Ascott Family. L
plan, main block to right, kitchen and domestic wing to left. C18 south elevation of main block of coursed and squared
rubble with some brick, moulded stone cornice, brick parapet, plain coping to each side of central pediment spanning 3
bays, brick stacks with stone caps. Two storeys, 5 bays, 12-pane sash windows in painted moulded stone architraces.
Door opening to second bay in a similar surround, paired three-quarter glazed doors. Main door opening in right return;
projecting 2 storey brick porch with a pedimented gable, double 3-panelled doors, panelled blank transomlight; Tuscan
4-column portico with flat entablature, triglyph frieze; 12-pane sash window to first floor, and on each floor of left
and right returns. North eleration of main block a parallel range of the early C19, brick and some squared rubble,
hipped slate roof; 2 storeys, 3:3:3: bays, 12 and 15-pane sash windows, those to each side in shallow semi-circular
base, window to left of ground floor of centre bay blocked, centre window with a C20 casement. Stair lantern to roof
with a lead cupola; semi cirular headed window opening to each side, 17-light window heads with radiating glazing.
Domestic wing in plain style; sash windows with glazing bars. Interior predominantly early C19, though 2 rooms to
ground on south elevation of main block have mid C18 decorative strapwork ceiling, staircase hall with a screen of 2
Tuscan columns, open well staircase, finely turned balusters, carved treadends; moulded cornices, window shutters and
elaborate stone fireplaces to the principal ground floor rooms.
Listing NGR: ST4012452107
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