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Somerton Randle

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0536 / 51°3'13"N

Longitude: -2.7151 / 2°42'54"W

OS Eastings: 349977

OS Northings: 128498

OS Grid: ST499284

Mapcode National: GBR MK.FXN3

Mapcode Global: FRA 566B.G2T

Plus Code: 9C3V373M+FX

Entry Name: Somerton Randle

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Last Amended: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307500

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262959

Location: Somerton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Somerton

Built-Up Area: Somerton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


4/153 Somerton Randle
(formerly listed as Somerton
Erleigh and outbuildings
immediately to East)


Large detached house. Late C18, extensively remodelled 1846. Local lias ashlar stone with Ham stone dressings; hipped
Welsh slate roof behind parapets; stone chimney stacks. Two storeys; north elevation of 7 bays, of which the first 4
represent the addition of 1846. Plinth, band course, cornice, shallow parapet; main block has 12-pane sash windows in
plain openings with flat voussoired arches, those to bays 5, 6 and 7 on larger scale; bay 6 projects, with a Ham stone
Tuscan open portico, with 4 columns on a 2-step base and full entablature, framing a pair of doors with radial glazed
rectangular fanlight in architraved surround; above this a Venetian window and in gable pediment a panel with Adamesque
decoration : bays 1 to 4 have 9-pane sash windows set lower, bay 4 cutting into main block; to lower bay 1 a glazed
door in architraved surround under hood mould. Return elevation on west side of 2 matching bays. south garden front of
7 bays, with 12-pane sash windows above and 15-pane below, French doors to bays 2, 4 and 6 : a later extension extends
southwards from east corner as a single-storey wing. Interior not seen. (VCH, Volume III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4998928489

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

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