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Pople's Well and Attached Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Crewkerne, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8858 / 50°53'8"N

Longitude: -2.7988 / 2°47'55"W

OS Eastings: 343903

OS Northings: 109894

OS Grid: ST439098

Mapcode National: GBR MG.SDQL

Mapcode Global: FRA 560R.RFM

Entry Name: Pople's Well and Attached Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 6 September 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208599

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390431

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


876-1/6/154 (North side)
06/09/74 Pople's Well and attached walls and


House. Late C17/early C18.
MATERIALS: coursed limestone rubble, slate roof with stepped
stone copings to gable ends and left-of-centre; brick stacks
to outer gables. PLAN: 2-unit plan with C19 wing to the left.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 3-window range. The house is in 2 parts
divided by a stepped stone coping. The block to the right is
earlier, having a steeper pitched roof and a continuous
dripmould above the ground-floor window and door: 2 casements
at eaves level, 4-light to the right and 3-light over the door
which has 2 long glazed panels to the top and 2
raised-and-fielded panels below, possibly a former 6-panel
door, under a C20 hood. Under the dripmould to the far right
is a wooden lintel to a former door or window.
The left-hand C18 block has higher eaves and a lower ridge, a
4-light casement to the centre of the first floor and a
3-light below, both with gauged flat stone arches. All the
glazing is C20, leaded to the first-floor, small panes to the
INTERIOR: mid C19 panelled doors and shutters. The central
hall is stone flagged with a variety of repositioned
panelling; the C19 dog-leg stairs are against the former rear
wall, and divide halfway to right and left. The room to the
right has an open fireplace with an oak lintel chamfered to
the rear; the lintel is so high it may have been raised. This
room has a chamfered crossbeam, early C18 raised-and-fielded
panelling below the dado rail and repositioned C19 wooden
segmental arches flank the fireplace. The room to the left has
C19 repositioned panelling and fireplace; all the doors to
this side have 4 panels. The stairs, to the centre against the
former rear wall, are C19. C19 A-frame roof except C17
plastered truss with daub infill to left. The attic has wide
elm floorboards and a C19 plank screen dividing the stairs
from the rear wall.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: spearhead railings with urn finials and
double gates are flanked by a high rubblestone wall, attached
to the house on the right. This wall is returned to rear on
the left after approx 17 metres and forms a boundary with
Victoria Square.

Listing NGR: ST4390309894

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

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