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Bay House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ilminster, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9268 / 50°55'36"N

Longitude: -2.9043 / 2°54'15"W

OS Eastings: 336542

OS Northings: 114543

OS Grid: ST365145

Mapcode National: GBR M9.PXQQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 46TN.DC9

Entry Name: Bay House

Listing Date: 29 July 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195027

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383368

Location: Ilminster, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Ilminster

Built-Up Area: Ilminster

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Ilminster

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


1939-1/7/5 (South side)
29/07/76 Bay House


House, now guesthouse. c1840, altered c1880. Ham Hill stone
ashlar, stepped stone copings to gabled slate roofs; brick
stacks to gable ends of main c1840 house. E-shape plan. c1880
wing added to left, stepped slightly forward.
2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range to c1840 front to right
(west). Late C19 six-panel door and overlight with 2 glazing
bars, flanked by 2-light casements with margin panes, the
central panes having 4-centred arched tops, set in plain
square-headed architraves. The gable end of the c1880 wing to
the left (east) is one-window range with stepped stone copings
to forward-facing gable; glazed slit window in the apex, a
window to match the original ones to ground floor and an oriel
window on a substantial corbel with a 2-light casement of the
same design to first floor. Right return, facing west, is
4-window range, with labelled hoodmoulds, except 2 to
first-floor right; those to the left on both floors are blind.
Left return is 5-window range, rendered, with plain stone
dressings. The rear has 3 gable ends.
INTERIOR: Main building to right includes 6-panel doors and
elliptical arches; flagstones to left front room, otherwise
c1880 polychromatic tiled floor to hall, closed-string
staircase with turned balusters. c1880 wing has 4-panel doors.

Listing NGR: ST3654214543

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