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Garden House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stream, Taunton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1502 / 51°9'0"N

Longitude: -3.3365 / 3°20'11"W

OS Eastings: 306616

OS Northings: 139847

OS Grid: ST066398

Mapcode National: GBR LQ.7VYW

Mapcode Global: VH6GW.3CZ2

Plus Code: 9C3R5M27+39

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

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Williton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


2/248 Garden House
(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. 2 storeys, 3 bays; 3-light
casements in outer bays, oval window centre blocked, groundfloor 18 pane sash windows in raised surrounds, keystones
moulded plinth, entrance on left return with moulded architrave, key stone and Cl9 door, oval window opening blocked
above; similar on right return but door also blocked. Early C18 cruciform leaded window on rear elevaion. 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: ST0661639847

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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