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Ashfield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Martock, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9713 / 50°58'16"N

Longitude: -2.7683 / 2°46'5"W

OS Eastings: 346149

OS Northings: 119378

OS Grid: ST461193

Mapcode National: GBR MH.M2GV

Mapcode Global: FRA 562J.Z7G

Plus Code: 9C2VX6CJ+GM

Entry Name: Ashfield House

Listing Date: 28 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224127

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420104

Location: Martock, South Somerset, Somerset, TA12

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Martock

Built-Up Area: Martock

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Ashfield House, Ashfield Park


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Large detached house, now in multiple occupancy. Before 1849. Built by William Cole Wood, then principal tradesman and
landowner in town. Ham stone ashlar; hipped Welsh slate roofs; stone chimney stacks. Two storeys with basement, 4 bays.
Plinth, string courses, eaves cornice and plain low parapet, end pilasters: casement windows of 6 panes above and 8
panes below, in architraves, the upper windows having bracketted cills on console brackets to hoods, the lower hoods
only and aprons; the basement windows have segmental arches: bay 3 is expressed as a short tower, with flanking
panelled pilasters, Doric porch with fluted columns in antis carrying an entablature set in segmental arch, framing a
pair of studded 4-panel doors with fanlight and sidelight; pediment at eaves level and open balustrade: to lower bay 4
a single-storey lean-to, in similar style but possibly later, with 3 bays each having plain sash windows: north-east
corner chamfered. Matching elevation to south side of 3 wide bays, of which the outer bays project slightly, and the
centre bay has a segmental bow, with the remnants of a verandah at lower level. Interior not seen. (VCH, Vol III,

Listing NGR: ST4614919378

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