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Abbey House

A Grade II Listed Building in Crewkerne, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8854 / 50°53'7"N

Longitude: -2.7987 / 2°47'55"W

OS Eastings: 343912

OS Northings: 109845

OS Grid: ST439098

Mapcode National: GBR MG.SDRV

Mapcode Global: FRA 560R.RGX

Entry Name: Abbey House

Listing Date: 12 June 1950

Last Amended: 23 June 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208018

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390294

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

ST4309 ABBEY STREET
876-1/6/14 (South side)
12/06/50 Abbey House

GV II

House. Mid C19, on site of a former Clergy House. Limestone
ashlar with Ham Hill stone quoins, plinth and dressings; slate
roof with stepped stone coping and stone stacks. Double-depth
plan with service wing to the right. Tudor-Revival style.
2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range. Between the 2
forward-facing shouldered gables with moulded kneelers, is a
corbelled-out oriel window to the first floor; this has dagger
tracery, and a moulded and castellated cornice. Below is a
diagonally planked and studded door flanked by single-light,
deeply recessed, narrow windows. All the other casement
windows have label moulds and horizontal glazing bars to each
light; single-light to the attics, and 2-light, C19,
cross-windows below. To the right is a single-storey gabled
wing with one tall narrow window. A C15 stone-mullioned window
with leaded lights, from the former Chantry House on the site,
has been repositioned as a stair-window to the rear; it has a
tall label mould over 2-lights with cinquefoil heads; the
space below the label mould has 4 small trefoil-headed lights.
INTERIOR: entry refused but noted as having C19 features.


Listing NGR: ST4391209845

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

Description


CREWKERNE

ST4309 ABBEY STREET
876-1/6/14 (South side)
12/06/50 Abbey House

GV II

House. Mid C19, on site of a former Clergy House. Limestone
ashlar with Ham Hill stone quoins, plinth and dressings; slate
roof with stepped stone coping and stone stacks. Double-depth
plan with service wing to the right. Tudor-Revival style.
2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range. Between the 2
forward-facing shouldered gables with moulded kneelers, is a
corbelled-out oriel window to the first floor; this has dagger
tracery, and a moulded and castellated cornice. Below is a
diagonally planked and studded door flanked by single-light,
deeply recessed, narrow windows. All the other casement
windows have label moulds and horizontal glazing bars to each
light; single-light to the attics, and 2-light, C19,
cross-windows below. To the right is a single-storey gabled
wing with one tall narrow window. A C15 stone-mullioned window
with leaded lights, from the former Chantry House on the site,
has been repositioned as a stair-window to the rear; it has a
tall label mould over 2-lights with cinquefoil heads; the
space below the label mould has 4 small trefoil-headed lights.
INTERIOR: entry refused but noted as having C19 features.


Listing NGR: ST4391209845

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