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Gaulden Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Tolland, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0747 / 51°4'28"N

Longitude: -3.2705 / 3°16'13"W

OS Eastings: 311084

OS Northings: 131359

OS Grid: ST110313

Mapcode National: GBR LT.DM7P

Mapcode Global: FRA 4618.TZ2

Plus Code: 9C3R3PFH+VQ

Entry Name: Gaulden Manor

Listing Date: 25 February 1955

Last Amended: 26 March 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307623

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270125

Location: Tolland, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Tolland

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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2/49 Gaulden Manor
(Previously listed as Gaulden
- II*

House. C16 with C17 alterations. Red sandstone random rubble masonry, part
rendered, slate roof, brick stacks. 2 storeys, main block gabled porch with hall
to right, longer, lower service wing to left with catslide roof over outer bay.
Irregularly placed fenestration, right 3-light mullioned window, first floor,
six light below, four light in porch gable with pair of 3 light mullions 1st
floor left, ground floor 4 light with ovolo mouldings. Square headed moulded
door frame to porch with fine C16 12-panel framed door inside. Interior: the
feature of this house is the exuberant plaster decoration of circa 1660. Hall, 3
moulded ceiling panels. Centre with pendant, outer with proverbs, figures, and
floral decoration, frieze with scenes from the Old Testament, overmantel with
figures flanking coats of arms and strapwork. 4-centred arch fireplace, to right
C17 carved partition separates the "Chapel" with moulded ceiling compartments
and frieze of Raphaelesque strapwork. Plasterwork overmantel in Great Chamber
upstairs, 4-centred arch fireplace, coved ceiling. Jacobean dog-leg staircase.
(Country Life, p 252-8, September 9, 1933; SANHS Proceedings, p 70-87 XXIII; p
113-4 No 116).

Listing NGR: ST1108431359

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