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Hillside Farmhouse and Front Boundary Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Martock, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9577 / 50°57'27"N

Longitude: -2.7774 / 2°46'38"W

OS Eastings: 345498

OS Northings: 117873

OS Grid: ST454178

Mapcode National: GBR MH.MS7J

Mapcode Global: FRA 562L.1S9

Plus Code: 9C2VX65F+33

Entry Name: Hillside Farmhouse and Front Boundary Railings

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Last Amended: 28 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226718

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424128

Location: Martock, South Somerset, Somerset, TA12

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Martock

Built-Up Area: Martock

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Hillside Farmhouse etc, Higher Street.


Hillside Farmhouse etc, Higher Street.


16/265 Hillside Farmhouse
(previously listed as Hillside
House), and front boundary


Semi-detached house. Circa 1800. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate roof to shallow pitch between coped gables with
kneelers; stone slab end chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3 bays. Plinth, rusticated work to ground floor, horizontal
joints only, band course, eaves cornice, plain pilasters returned with cornice around corners; 16-pane sash windows in
plain openings below, and above in architraves with hoods above and fielded panel aprons below; to lower bay 2 the
entrance doorway, 6-panelled in architrave with simple pediment hood on plain brackets. Interior not seen. Starting
from the south-west corner of house, and forming west and south boundaries, a low stone wall with wrot-iron railings
having arrow points to middle and upper rails, with arch-braced standards at about 2m centres having cast urn finials;
on south west corner the gates removed and replaced by railings, and relocated further east with wood posts; gates have
rails to match, with sweeps up at sides, and added cast-iron ornamentation, probably of early C19; the whole adding
considerably to the setting of the house, and to the streetscene on a prominent corner position.

Listing NGR: ST4549817873

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