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Latitude: 51.0016 / 51°0'5"N
Longitude: -2.9385 / 2°56'18"W
OS Eastings: 334239
OS Northings: 122881
OS Grid: ST342228
Mapcode National: GBR M8.K7BZ
Mapcode Global: FRA 46QG.R00
Entry Name: Cathanger
Listing Date: 17 April 1959
Last Amended: 23 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1263673
English Heritage Legacy ID: 431714
Location: Fivehead, South Somerset, Somerset, TA3
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Fivehead
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST32SW FIVEHEAD CP CATHANGER LANE (East side, off)
(previously listed as Cathanger
Manor House, now country house. Dated 1559, considerable C18 alteration. Coursed and squared rubble with some banding,
some render and stucco, slate, double-Roman and pantiled roofs to coped verges, rendered and brick stacks. L-plan, 2
distinct periods, wing extending east-west, late C16 with first floor hall, wing running north-south remodelled late
C18 but core earlier. South elevation of the east-west wing with a 4-light moulded stone-mullioned window to first
floor hall, square-paned leaded lights, smaller similar 3-light window on the floor below; adjacent to right a
projecting polygonal stair-turret, 2 single- light windows with labels, door opening in a moulded stone surround with a
4-centred arch head. To right of turret an incised stone text with date 1559 and 3 door openings, one with plank door,
2 with French windows, 2 three-light casements with square-paned leaded lights to first floor. East elevation of
north-south wing of 3 bays, triple-light sash windows of 3:12:3 panes, projecting square porch with a coping and
parapet, paired 2-panelled doors, transomlight, sidelights. Walled garden to south incorporating some C16 remains, 2
gateways with moulded stone jambs, one with a 4-centred arch head. At the corner of the walled garden, a 2-storeyed
outhouse. At entrance to east front a gateway with tall rendered piers, ball finials, wrought-iron gates and overthrow.
Interior not seen.
Listing NGR: ST3423922881
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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