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Townsend and Front Boundary Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Odcombe, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9407 / 50°56'26"N

Longitude: -2.6994 / 2°41'57"W

OS Eastings: 350958

OS Northings: 115928

OS Grid: ST509159

Mapcode National: GBR ML.P1XQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 567M.86F

Plus Code: 9C2VW8R2+77

Entry Name: Townsend and Front Boundary Railings

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Last Amended: 27 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1241681

English Heritage Legacy ID: 440754

Location: Odcombe, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Odcombe

Built-Up Area: Odcombe

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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ST5015 0DCOMBE CP LOWER 0DC0MBE (East side)
10/256 No 51
(Townsend) and front boundary
(formerly listed is Towsend
Detached house. Probably C17. Raw stone roughly cut and squared ashlar dressings, to bays 1 and 2, remainder ashlar;
Welsh slate roof between stepped coped gables; stone slab chimney stacks. two storeys, 4 bays. Hollow-chamfer mullioned
windows of 3 lights with labels, all rectangular-leaded with iron-framed opening lights, and all in wave-mould recesses
except bay 1 where recesses are chamfered; to lower bay 3 a fair of boarded doors in cambered arched doorway with
incised spandrils and deep lintol with square label. Lean-to against north gable with simple light window having beaded
surround, and a north porch. Interior not seen. About 2 metres west of house are wrot iron railings set on low stone
wall, with simple necked points to rails and cast fleur-de-lys finials to arch braced standards, and with matching gate
opposite doorway, having ogee bracing and scroll ornament to middle and bottom rails, all adding to the setting of the
house and to the streetscene.

Listing NGR: ST5095815928

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