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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1249561
English Heritage Legacy ID: 431717
Location: Fivehead, South Somerset, Somerset, TA3
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Fivehead
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
CATHANGER LANE (East side, off)
Gatehouse to Cathanger
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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