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Latitude: 51.0245 / 51°1'28"N
Longitude: -2.9719 / 2°58'18"W
OS Eastings: 331932
OS Northings: 125462
OS Grid: ST319254
Mapcode National: GBR M6.HQXC
Mapcode Global: FRA 46ND.XNP
Entry Name: Gwyon House
Listing Date: 21 February 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1307892
English Heritage Legacy ID: 270826
Location: North Curry, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA3
District: Taunton Deane
Civil Parish: North Curry
Built-Up Area: North Curry
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
NORTH CURRY CP CHURCH ROAD (West side)
10/42 No 8
House, now old people's home. 1858. For Cuthbert R Morris. Rendered to imitate stucco, pilaster quoins, modillion
bracket cornice, shallow pitched hipped slate roof. L-plan, entrance on east front, verandah to garden front south,
service wing to west. Italian villa style. East front: 2 storeys plus attic, 2:3 bays; divided by pilaster strip,
semi-circular headed sash dormer windows in square surrounds, one left, 3 right, first floor left 2 similar sashes,
resting on string course, right below string course 3 square headed 12-pane sash windows with keystones, ground floor 2
semi-circular headed sash windows flanking central Ham stone pilaster doorcase, dentil moulded cornice, fanlight,
double doors with arched head panelling. Garden front of 2 paired semi-circular headed sashes with continuous
entablature and string course set above 5-bay decorative cast iron verandah, fronting pair of French windows with
marginal glazing bars flanked by blind semi-circular headed niches. A cosmopolitain adventure in the brick vernacular
of North Curry, built for a local estate agent. (Illustrated in Escott, Somerset: Historical, Descriptive, 1908).
Listing NGR: ST3192225470
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