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The Battlements

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornfalcon, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0083 / 51°0'29"N

Longitude: -3.0329 / 3°1'58"W

OS Eastings: 327626

OS Northings: 123723

OS Grid: ST276237

Mapcode National: GBR M4.JMG7

Mapcode Global: FRA 46JG.46W

Plus Code: 9C3R2X58+8R

Entry Name: The Battlements

Listing Date: 21 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307513

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270923

Location: Thornfalcon, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Thornfalcon

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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THORNFALCON CP A358 (North side)

5/143 The Battlements


- II

School now house. Built by the Chisholm-Batten family. Early-mid C19, enlarged late C19. Roughcast over rubble, slate
roofs behind crenellations and parapets, brick stacks at rear. Plan: double pile with addition right. Castellated
picturesque style. Two storeys, 2:1:2 bays, first gabled centre bay breaks forward with pinnacles and coat of arms in
apex, first floor left 2 many-paned pointed arch casements under one hoodmould, centre 12-pane sash window under
hoodmould, right two 4-pane sash windows under one hoodmould, ground floor left 2 pointed arch casements under one hood
mould, right 4-light mullioned window under hood mould, centre crenellated projecting doorcase with semi-circular
arched opening; left pair blind window openings under hood moulds right end bay, left under lower crenellated roof line
2 pointed arch casements under hoodmould with similar projecting crenellated doorcase and semicircular arched head
door. Probably separate entrances for boys and girls.

Listing NGR: ST2762623723

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