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Cross Tree House, with Front Boundary Wall and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Lopen, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9259 / 50°55'33"N

Longitude: -2.8181 / 2°49'5"W

OS Eastings: 342596

OS Northings: 114370

OS Grid: ST425143

Mapcode National: GBR MF.PV68

Mapcode Global: FRA 46ZN.HY8

Plus Code: 9C2VW5GJ+9Q

Entry Name: Cross Tree House, with Front Boundary Wall and Railings

Listing Date: 19 March 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345875

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264129

Location: Lopen, South Somerset, Somerset, TA13

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Lopen

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Lopen

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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8/47 Cross Tree House, with front
boundary wall and railings


Detached house. Probably C18, modified in C19. Ham stone cut and squared, ashlar dressings; thatched roof to steep
pitch between stepped coped gables; ashlar chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic, 3 bays. Above, 3-light
horizontal-bar casement windows with timber lintels; below, C19 bay windows with lead flat roofs to bays 1 and 3, and
to bay 2 a C19 elliptical-arched doorway with beaded ashlar surround having keystone and imposts, with 6-flush-panel
door and radial-glazed fanlight, flanked by two semi-circular arched windows to match, with leaded lights. East gable
has horizontal-bar basements at 3 levels; against west gable a 2-storey 2-bay extension, in course of rebuilding (March
1986). lnterior not seen. Enclosing front garden of main house, about 4 metres deep, a low ashlar wall crowned with
simple wrought-iron railings with spikes; gateway opposite doorway with rectangular ashlar piers having bellhip caps
and pair of C20 timber gates; returns back to corners of house in brick with stone copings about 2 metres high: the
whole contributes to the setting of the house and to the streetscene generally, on an important corner.

Listing NGR: ST4259614370

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