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Southfield House and Attached Walls, Gate Piers and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Crewkerne, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8815 / 50°52'53"N

Longitude: -2.7981 / 2°47'53"W

OS Eastings: 343948

OS Northings: 109415

OS Grid: ST439094

Mapcode National: GBR MG.ST2L

Mapcode Global: FRA 560R.ZPX

Plus Code: 9C2VV6J2+JQ

Entry Name: Southfield House and Attached Walls, Gate Piers and Gates

Listing Date: 6 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208499

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390408

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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876-1/6/131 (West side)
Southfield House and attached walls,
gate piers and gates


House. Early/mid C19.
MATERIALS: squared, coursed limestone; slate roof with brick
stacks to gable ends and wrought-iron brackets to the gutters.
PLAN: double-depth plan.
EXTERIOR:2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range. Flat stone
arches over 8/8-pane sashes. The doorcase has reeded imposts
to an elliptical arch, fanlight and 5-panel door. The cellar
to the left, has a stone-mullioned window.
INTERIOR: 6-panel doors. The staircase, to the rear of the
left-hand room has ivory or bone inlay to the wreathing of the
swept mahogany rail, stick balusters and fretted ends with
panelling below; a high dado rail in the hall continues up the
stairs. The room to the right has elliptical arches flanking
the C20 fireplace. The cellar has a tunnel-vaulted ceiling
supporting the hall floor.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: a rubblestone wall attached to the left,
curves forward and encloses the front garden; pressed into
each slab of the clay tile coping is a crown and the letter P,
said to be from the local Poulet brickworks. Ham Hill stone
gate piers with pyramidal caps support double iron gates; the
tops curve down toward the centre with iron balls to side and
centre, the rails are long/short, a horizontal band of circles
across the centre has wavey spikes above and the spaces
between the rails at the top are filled with inverted

Listing NGR: ST4394809415

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