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The Old Parsonage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ansford, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0957 / 51°5'44"N

Longitude: -2.5146 / 2°30'52"W

OS Eastings: 364059

OS Northings: 133057

OS Grid: ST640330

Mapcode National: GBR MV.C6Q8

Mapcode Global: FRA 56M7.85J

Plus Code: 9C3V3FWP+75

Entry Name: The Old Parsonage

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366372

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261952

Location: Ansford, South Somerset, Somerset, BA7

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Ansford

Built-Up Area: Castle Cary

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Tagged with: Clergy house

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Former parsonage, now private house. C17. Cary stone rubble roughly coursed, Doulting stone dressings; plain clay tile
roof between coped gables; brick chimney stacks. 'L'-plan; 2 storeys, north elevation of 4 bays, of which bay 4 is the
gable end of the return wing. Leaded casement windows of 3 lights under timber lintols to bays 1 and 2, with iron
framed opening lights; 4-light ovolo-mould mullioned windows under square labels bay 3, and two single-light leaded
windows bay 4 ground level; a blocked window at first floor level. The west-facing return wing, of 2 bays has
ovolo-mould timber-framed windows with leaded lights and iron opening frames, of 3-lights above and 4 lights below; a
matching but probably later extension southwards, linked by a single-storey section containing the C20 entrance door.
Interior not seen. This was the house of the C18 diarist Parson Woodforde - the living was in the family for almost l00
years. (Canon L R Wilson: Ansford, the Church and Village - notes in church).

Listing NGR: ST6405933057

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