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Latitude: 50.9487 / 50°56'55"N
Longitude: -2.8088 / 2°48'31"W
OS Eastings: 343278
OS Northings: 116898
OS Grid: ST432168
Mapcode National: GBR MF.NJ7D
Mapcode Global: FRA 560L.MK9
Entry Name: Norris House
Listing Date: 19 April 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1188045
English Heritage Legacy ID: 264238
Location: South Petherton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA13
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: South Petherton
Built-Up Area: South Petherton
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Church of England Parish: South Petherton with the Seavingtons and the Lambrooks
Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells
SOUTH PETHERTON CP ST JAMES'S STREET
7/153 No 14
House and office in row. Late C18/early C19. Ham stone ashlar; plain clay tiled roof between stepped coped gables; brick end chimney stacks. Two stories with attic, 3 bays. Plinth; 12-pane sash windows in plain openings with timber lintels to bays 1 and 2, and to bay 3 a 2-storey angled bay window of 4+12+4 pane sashes to match, with Regency style cornice under flat roof: window to lower bay 1 apparently in an old doorway; to left of this bay a 6-fielded-panel door in panelled recess, up one step, with stone surround having Tuscan pilasters, plain entablature and simple pediment; between bays 2/3 a Regency patterned 6-panel door, the upper 3 panels glazed, in plain recess up 5 steps, with stone surround having attached Tuscan columns on plinths, with plain entablature and pediments. Against south gable a tall lean-to building with end wall in Flemish bond red brickwork and a clay pantiled roof, with garage opening below and doorway in raked gable above; in main gable a 2-light hollow-chamfer mullioned window with label, partly rectangular-leaded, iron-framed opening lights, above is a square plaque in the gable crown, but no date discernible. Interior not seen. In C18 this house was the house of Hugh Norris, the town's doctor and historian.
(VCH, Vol III, 1974)
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