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Gatehouse to Cathanger

A Grade II* Listed Building in Taunton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0013 / 51°0'4"N

Longitude: -2.9391 / 2°56'20"W

OS Eastings: 334197

OS Northings: 122855

OS Grid: ST341228

Mapcode National: GBR M8.K75L

Mapcode Global: FRA 46QG.QR4

Plus Code: 9C3V2326+G8

Entry Name: Gatehouse to Cathanger

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249561

English Heritage Legacy ID: 431717

Location: Fivehead, South Somerset, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Fivehead

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Description

FIVEHEAD CP

ST32SW

3/41

CATHANGER LANE (East side, off)

Gatehouse to Cathanger

17.4.59

GV

II*

Gatehouse. Late C16. Banded lias and Ham stone, thatched roof, wood coving to eaves. Square on plan. Central throughway with semi-circular head openings to each end in stone surrounds, moulded, dropped keystones, moulded imposts, labels, some early and interesting graffiti to the outer jambs; above each opening a four-light hollow-moulded stone-mullioned window, outer lights blocked with rubble, labels, further similar and two and three-light windows on the returns; east elevation with two shell-headed niches at the ground floor level. Inside the throughway with its lias setts, inner doorway with elaborately moulded stone jambs and a moulded wooden lintel, staple of a hinge remains on a jamb. Stone staircase rising to first floor to north, entered through a doorway with a massive chamfered wood architrave with a four-centred arch head, plank door with original strap hinges. Similar doorway to the south in a timber-framed partition with cob nogging, plank door, strap hinges. Remains of a timber-framed partition to first floor. Collar-beam roof, cambered collar, later timber supports inserted.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 19 November 2018.

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