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Cathanger

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fivehead, Somerset

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263673

English Heritage Legacy ID: 431714

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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Listing Text

ST32SW FIVEHEAD CP CATHANGER LANE (East side, off)

3/40 Cathanger
(previously listed as Cathanger
House)

17.4.59

GV II*

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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