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Ramus House and Attached Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Crewkerne, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8852 / 50°53'6"N

Longitude: -2.7936 / 2°47'36"W

OS Eastings: 344271

OS Northings: 109822

OS Grid: ST442098

Mapcode National: GBR MG.SG32

Mapcode Global: FRA 561R.MH0

Plus Code: 9C2VV6P4+3H

Entry Name: Ramus House and Attached Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 6 September 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203002

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390354

ID on this website: 101203002

Location: Crewkerne, 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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876-1/7/76 (South side)
06/09/74 Ramus House and attached walls and


House. c1840.
MATERIALS: Ham Hill stone ashlar with hipped slate roof and
stone stacks.
PLAN: T-shaped plan with substantial wing stepped forward to
the left, and a large C20 extension to the rear.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; symmetrical 4-window range to the main
block. The eaves are wide, on brackets; the quoins facing the
street are rusticated, with a platband at cill level. 6/6-pane
sashes; the two to the centre are set in a stepped-forward
gabled bay, the eaves of which form an open pediment. The
4-panel door to the right has two square panels over it under
a narrow hood on consoles.
The similar left wing of symmetrical 2-window range has flat
gauged arches over two 8/8-pane sashes to the ground floor,
which flank a doorcase with incised pilasters and a moulded
cornice to a former door, now with a C20 horned 6/6-pane sash
inserted. First-floor windows, at eaves level, are C20.
The rear of the main building has 4 French windows with margin
panes, onto the garden, and 6/6-pane sashes above; incised
key-pattern to the pilasters. There is an extensive C20 wing
to the rear-left.
INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: a high ashlar wall encloses a forecourt
to the right, a stone plinth curves forward and attaches to
the north-west corner of the left wing; this supports
spearhead railings and square, cast-iron, trellissed gate
piers with ball finials.

Listing NGR: ST4427109822

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