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Latitude: 50.9513 / 50°57'4"N
Longitude: -2.7133 / 2°42'47"W
OS Eastings: 349993
OS Northings: 117117
OS Grid: ST499171
Mapcode National: GBR MK.NBF1
Mapcode Global: FRA 566L.GSX
Entry Name: North East and South East Pavilions to East Forecourt, Montacute House
Listing Date: 19 April 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1262475
English Heritage Legacy ID: 434952
Location: Montacute, South Somerset, Somerset, TA15
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Montacute
Built-Up Area: Montacute
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST4917 MONTACUTE CP THE BOROUGH (North side, off)
7/130 North-east and south-east
pavilions to east forecourt,
Corner pavilions to former entrance courtyard. 1590-1600, by William Arnold for Sir Edward Phelips. Ham stone ashlar;
Welsh slate ogee-hip roof with openwork stone finial. Square on plan; single-storey, but treated elevatinally as and
possibly formerly 2 storeys, single-bay each face. Plinth, string, upper cill band, cornice with console bracket
dentils, ornamental merlins to low castellated parapets, with obelisk corner finials set on corner Doric columns which
have corbel bases it string course level; each lace has a composite 1+3+1 light window, of which the centre lights form
a semi-circular bay, the upper windows having transome, and all windows diamond-leaded: on north west corner
(north-east pavilion) and south west corner (south east pavilion) are chamfered cambered-arched doorways. Interiors
plain, ashlar faced, with simple vaulted ceilings. The dominant features of trio original entrance forecourt, probably
used as occasional lodging roods, and originally matched by a central gateway, made redundant in 1785. (Girouard, M and
others, Montacute House, National Trust, 1985).
Listing NGR: ST4999317117
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