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The Nest and Front Boundary Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Martock, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9575 / 50°57'26"N

Longitude: -2.7752 / 2°46'30"W

OS Eastings: 345650

OS Northings: 117848

OS Grid: ST456178

Mapcode National: GBR MH.MSVZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 562L.2MZ

Entry Name: The Nest and Front Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 28 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265668

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424132

Location: Martock, South Somerset, Somerset, TA12

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Martock

Built-Up Area: Martock

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

No. 100 etc, Higher Street.
16/268
11/268

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No. 100 etc, Higher Street.
16/268
11/268

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ST4517 MARTOCK CP HIGHER STREET (South side)
BOWER HINTON

16/268 No. 100
(The Nest), and front boundary
wall
(formerly listed as the The Nest)
19.4.61

GV II

House in row. Late C18, modified and extended in C19. Ham stone ashlar facade, cut and squared elsewhere; probably a
Welsh slate roof of shallow pitch hidden behind parapet; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 4 bays, of which bay 1 is
of a different build. Plinth, eaves, cornice, plain shallow parapet with thin coping: composite sash windows of 4+8+4
panes, the bottom glazing bars removed from the upper windows and lower bay 1; the lower bays 2 + 4 windows are 12-pane
sashes in keystoned architraves: to lower bay 3 a 6-panel door in architrave, up 6 steps, protected by open timber
porch with metal bell-hip roof. Interior not seen. About 3m north of the house an ashlar wall on rubble base, with
plinth and thin coping, upsweeps at ends, averaging 1.5m high, no central gate; adding to the setting of the house and
to the streetscene.

Listing NGR: ST4565017848

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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