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Northover House (Mansion House Hotel) and Front Boundary Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Ilchester, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0035 / 51°0'12"N

Longitude: -2.6818 / 2°40'54"W

OS Eastings: 352253

OS Northings: 122901

OS Grid: ST522229

Mapcode National: GBR MM.K0CC

Mapcode Global: FRA 568G.H07

Plus Code: 9C3V2839+C7

Entry Name: Northover House (Mansion House Hotel) and Front Boundary Railings

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267308

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418786

Location: Ilchester, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Ilchester

Built-Up Area: Ilchester

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Northover House, etc., Roman Road,


ROMAN ROAD (West side)
Northover House (Mansion House Hotel); and front boundary railings


Large detached house. C17, refronted early C19. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone dressings and facade;
hipped Welsh slate roof with wide eaves soffite having pairs of brackets at intervals; brick chimney stacks. Two
storeys with attic, 7 bays. Sash windows in plain openings, 9-pane above and 15-pane below; to lower bay 4 a 6-panel
door in segmental arched opening, set in classical style stone porch with solid sides, with Tuscan columns in antis,
full entablature with metopes and guttae, flat roof. On south-west elevation are hollow-chamfer mullioned windows in
wave-mould recesses, without labels, 5 light below and 4-light above; lower extension to rear with reproduction
mullioned windows. Interior not seen. About one metre from house, with return to north-east corner, are railings with
cast-iron spearpoints and heavily decorated braces to standards; matching gates inside porch; all contributing to the
setting of the house and to the streetscene.

Listing NGR: ST5225322901

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