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Ayres House and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Crewkerne, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8851 / 50°53'6"N

Longitude: -2.7945 / 2°47'40"W

OS Eastings: 344204

OS Northings: 109808

OS Grid: ST442098

Mapcode National: GBR MG.SFV4

Mapcode Global: FRA 561R.M43

Entry Name: Ayres House and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 6 September 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202996

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390339

Location: Crewkerne, South Somerset, Somerset, TA18

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Crewkerne

Built-Up Area: Crewkerne

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Crewkerne

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


CREWKERNE

ST4409 EAST STREET
876-1/7/61 (South side)
06/09/74 No.6
Ayres House and attached railings

GV II

House. Mid C19.
MATERIALS: squared and coursed limestone with Ham Hill stone
plinth and dressings, slate roof with stone coping and stacks,
extended in brick, to gable ends.
PLAN: double-depth plan.
EXTERIOR: Classical style. 2 storeys with basement;
symmetrical 3-window range. Steps up to double doors with a
large semi-circular overlight and round-arch doorcase with a
Gibbs surround. Rusticated quoins, platband at cill-level, and
a moulded eaves cornice. Late C19 horned 2/2-pane sashes with
keystones to architraves.
The right return has a tall round-arched stair window with
margin panes.
INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: spearhead area railings with acorn
finials and scroll supports on a Ham Hill stone plinth are
attached to the house on the left and to a gate pier with a
pyramidal cap to the right, which is attached by a wall to the
house.


Listing NGR: ST4420409808

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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