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Fosseway with Front Boundary Railings and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Hinton St George, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9102 / 50°54'36"N

Longitude: -2.8248 / 2°49'29"W

OS Eastings: 342105

OS Northings: 112622

OS Grid: ST421126

Mapcode National: GBR MF.QS68

Mapcode Global: FRA 46ZP.MBV

Plus Code: 9C2VW56G+33

Entry Name: Fosseway with Front Boundary Railings and Gates

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Last Amended: 18 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366452

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262313

Location: Hinton St. George, South Somerset, Somerset, TA17

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Hinton St. George

Built-Up Area: Hinton St George

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Hinton St George with Dinnington

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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8/63 Fosseway
(previously listed as Rock House)
with front boundary railings and

Detached house. Late C16, modified and extended. Ham stone coursed rubble, ashlar dressings; thatched roof with plain
east gable, hipped at angle to west; brick chimney stacks in intermediate positions. 'L'-plan; 2 storeys, 3 bays.
Hollow-chamfer mullioned windows in chamfered recesses with labels, 3-light with labels, ground floor bays 1 and 2, but
in bay 2 the mullions removed and casements inserted; above, two 3-light horizontal bar casement windows; bay 3 has
sash windows, in pairs of 12-pane units to each level. Right of bay 2 a 6-fielded-panel door in recess with architrave
and timber hood on wrought-iron brackets. Further 3-light former-mullioned window with label to ground floor level of
east gable, with 4-light casement above; west flank has two 3-light mullioned windows without labels. Interior not
seen, but reported is a gradually developed unit plan, with back-to-back fireplaces, rare in Somerset; deep chamfered
beams with deep step and runouts; chamfered cambered-arched fireplace in former hall; very deep (1.6m) fireplace with
bread oven to kitchen, with timber lintol; roof space not examined, but indications of at least one jointed cruck
truss. Enclosing garden about 2 metres deep are railings with necked spikes, on low stone kerb, with arch-braced
standards with urn-top finials, and returns back to house, pair matching gates opposite door; 2m high stone wall
eastwards from house with C20 cast iron gates, all adding to setting of house. (VAG Reports, unpublished SRO, 1973).

Listing NGR: ST4210312619

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