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Dorford House the Almonery

A Grade II Listed Building in Goathurst, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1033 / 51°6'11"N

Longitude: -3.0638 / 3°3'49"W

OS Eastings: 325613

OS Northings: 134313

OS Grid: ST256343

Mapcode National: GBR M2.BZJS

Mapcode Global: VH7DN.VJ4L

Plus Code: 9C3R4W3P+8F

Entry Name: Dorford House the Almonery

Listing Date: 29 March 1963

Last Amended: 9 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307436

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269296

Location: Goathurst, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Goathurst

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


7/36 Dorford House and the Almonry
(formerly listed as The Almonery
and Dortford House)


Almshouses, now 2 houses. Oblong freestone panel over central door opening with incised lettering:- 'This house was
built by Sir Charles Kemys - Tynte Bart., and given to the Poor for ever, 1780.' Random rubble frontage, brick return
tile roof, 3 brick ridge stacks. Gothick. Two storeys, 7 bays, obtuse-pointed 2-light stone-mullioned windows to ground
floor, Y-tracery; similar windows to first floor except with 4- centred arch heads; leaded lights. Ogee-headed central
door opening in a dressed stone surround, half-glazed door. Further door opening inserted to second bay from left,
half-glazed door.

Listing NGR: ST2561334313

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

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