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Sundial House and Sundial Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Henstridge, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9779 / 50°58'40"N

Longitude: -2.3935 / 2°23'36"W

OS Eastings: 372467

OS Northings: 119907

OS Grid: ST724199

Mapcode National: GBR 0W9.MP0

Mapcode Global: FRA 56WJ.FB5

Plus Code: 9C2VXJH4+5H

Entry Name: Sundial House and Sundial Cottage

Listing Date: 15 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366349

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261839

Location: Henstridge, South Somerset, Somerset, BA8

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Henstridge

Built-Up Area: Henstridge

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


10/103 Sundial House and Sundial Cottage


Pair cottages. Probably both C18. Local stone coursed rubble; asbestos cement slate roof; brick chimney stacks. 2
storeys; 4 bays of which Little Sundial represents bay 1. 3-light casements with timber lintol to bay 1, with
part-glazed door under pitched metal roof hood to right; remainder has 16-pane sash windows above and 4-pane sashes
below, all under timber lintols; below in bay 3 a part glazed door in timber lattice porch with metal bell-hip roof;
between window upper bays 3 and 4 a plaque with painted sundial, probably C18. Interior contains four late C18-early
C19 wall paintings reported to have been made by Napoleonic prisoners of war. In the entrance hall the printing depicts
a couple sitting at a table being entertained. In the front right-hand room in the fireplace alcove there is a small
painting of a military officer on horseback. In the front left-hand room there are two half life-size figures of a man
and woman in period costume.

Listing NGR: ST7246719907

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

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