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Garden House

A Grade II Listed Building in Williton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1545 / 51°9'16"N

Longitude: -3.3332 / 3°19'59"W

OS Eastings: 306853

OS Northings: 140311

OS Grid: ST068403

Mapcode National: GBR LQ.7HCV

Mapcode Global: VH6GW.57QV

Plus Code: 9C3R5M38+QP

Entry Name: Garden House

Listing Date: 22 May 1969

Last Amended: 21 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345638

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265015

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

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Williton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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(formerly listed as Orchard Garden Cottage)


Shown on OS map as Orchard Garden Cottage.

Garden room, now dwelling. Circa 1710. Red sandstone random rubble, fronted with English bond red brick on south front returned for about 3 metres east and west. Bath stone dressings, hipped bitumen covered slate roof, large central brick stack.

Plan: double pile, Baroque style. Two storeys, three bays; three-light casements in outer bays, oval window centre blocked, ground floor 18-pane sash windows in raised surrounds, keystones moulded plinth, entrance on left return with moulded architrave, key stone and C19 door, oval window opening blocked above; similar on right return but door also blocked. Early C18 cruciform leaded window on rear elevation.

Interior: south front occupied by one large room, unplastered brick with bolection moulded fireplace.

Set in the park of Orchard Wyndham (qv), this attractive landscape feature provided a setting for informal meals and entertainments.

Listing NGR: ST0685340311

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