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Somerton Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0515 / 51°3'5"N

Longitude: -2.7185 / 2°43'6"W

OS Eastings: 349736

OS Northings: 128265

OS Grid: ST497282

Mapcode National: GBR MK.G32F

Mapcode Global: FRA 566B.LRH

Plus Code: 9C3V372J+JJ

Entry Name: Somerton Court

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177689

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263023

Location: Somerton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Somerton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Description

ST42NE SOMERTON CP LOWER SOMERTON


4/215 Somerton Court

17.4.59

- II

Manor House. C17, modified early and late C19. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone dressings; Welsh slate roof
between coped gables, behind low castellated parapets; stone chimney stacks. Traditional form, but Gothicized. Two
storeys with basement; south elevation of 7 bays, of which bays 2 and 6 are 2-storey bay windows, and bay 3 is a
3-storey porch tower. String course below parapet; hollow chamfered mullioned window with labels, of 3 lights to bays
1, 3, 5 and 7, of 1+3+1 to bays 2 and 6, all with decorative glazing bars, possibly of cast iron: central porch has
semi circular open arch with lozenge imposts and keystone, possibly C17 reused, under square label; above a small
sundial, a 3 light window, then a square moulded plaque endorsed F/1A/1641 (James Fisher and his wife) set under a rose
window, the whole tower having octagonal turretted corners. Less formal Gothic casements to west side, with pointed
traceried arched window to ground floor; similar windows to rear; on north east a small building attached, with bell
turret and bell. Interior not seen, but entrance hall in character. (VCH, Volume III, 1974).


Listing NGR: ST4973628265

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