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Holcote House with the Entrance Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Yeovil, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9498 / 50°56'59"N

Longitude: -2.6367 / 2°38'12"W

OS Eastings: 355370

OS Northings: 116902

OS Grid: ST553169

Mapcode National: GBR MN.NKSK

Mapcode Global: FRA 56CL.NLZ

Entry Name: Holcote House with the Entrance Gate Piers

Listing Date: 17 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296313

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261389

Location: Yeovil, South Somerset, Somerset, BA21

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Yeovil

Built-Up Area: Yeovil

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


2/51 No 33
(Holcote House) with the entrance
gate piers


- II

Villa, now part of Yeovil College. Circa 1840. Rendered and colourwashed with
unpainted Ham stone dressings; hipped Welsh slate roofs, the main roof having
wide eaves overhang; rendered chimney stacks. 2-storey of 3-bays, with extension
across whole of ground floor of main house, and also a one storey extension to
the left hand (West) side. Perversely, the ground floor extension is only of
2-bays, divided by stone panelled flat doric pilasters, with 2-margined sash
windows; it has a bell-cast slate roof: above are three semi-circular headed
windows in architraves, of 6-panes with radials, The West extension of 3-bays:
the left-hand bay having a 4-panel door (of which the 2-upper panels are glazed)
up two steps, set in an architrave with impost, intermediate and keystones: to
the right two margined casement windows flanked and divided by matching stone
pilasters, and above a stone cornice and plain parapet. The interior not
inspected. Despite their relocation and the widening of the opening between
them, included are the 2-panelled stone gate piers, which have moulded pyramidal

Listing NGR: ST5537016902

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

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