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A Grade II Listed Building in Oakhill, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2229 / 51°13'22"N

Longitude: -2.5245 / 2°31'28"W

OS Eastings: 363464

OS Northings: 147204

OS Grid: ST634472

Mapcode National: GBR MT.3B6R

Mapcode Global: VH89V.6J7F

Plus Code: 9C3V6FFG+45

Entry Name: Pondsmead

Listing Date: 21 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345234

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266434

Location: Ashwick, Mendip, Somerset, BA3

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Ashwick

Built-Up Area: Oakhill

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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House. 1874 by T.L. Banks for Fredrick Spencer of Oakhill Brewery. Ground floor rubble, upper floors have planted frame
with brick nogging to corner part, and incised render to upper part; tiled roofs with ashlar stacks, modillion
cornices. Domestic Revival with jettied gables; asymmetrical. 2-storeys and attics. Irregular fenestration roughly
3:1:2:2:1 windows on first floor, mostly casements with coloured glass transom lights. Salient features are oriel gable
to left, 2-irregular gables in centre with bargeboards, and corner turret to right. Doorway off-centre right with
stilted arch and enriched mouldings. Large 3-light stair windows to left of centre with c1300-style tracery in head.
Interior retains virtually complete, doors, chimney pieces, mouldings etc. of the period. Pondsmead together with its
summerhouse, lake side features and lodge is an important C19 pleasance.

Listing NGR: ST6346447204

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