Swan House

27 Oct 1999
Swan House, Sand Street, Milverton, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4 1JN
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

The following building shall be added to the list:-

ST 1225 MILVERTON SAND STREET (North West side)

11/10001 Swan House


House. Late C17, refronted and extended in early and mid C19; refronted c1900. Built of sandstone rubble with roughcast front; concrete tile roof, hipped to right; early C19 brick left-end stack and ridge stack finished in mid C20 brick.

3-room plan with parlour to left, central hall of narrow width with stack backing onto entrance passage and service end to right; early C19 and C20 rear wings.

2 storeys; 4-window range. Early C19 pedimented doorcase with Tuscan columns to reeded frieze; panelled reveals; 6-panelled door with iron knocker. c1900 bay window to leftwith horned sashes and bracketed eaves; C19 3-light casements left of door and to first floor, with iron opening casements; mid C20 shop window to right.

Early C19 rear left rear wing with slate roof, rendered end stack and 2-light iron casements with leaded lights; mid C19 workshop wing further to rear, of brick with gabled slate roof and C19 eight-pane casements. Late C20 rear right wing, rendered with concrete tile roof. Interior noted as having original and C18 joinery including panelled doors and staircase; chamfered beams and 2 open fireplaces to ground floor; ground-floor room to left has a notable surviving example of a late C17 plaster ceiling, divided into 12 panels by quartered beams and with moulded cornicing to 2 central panels with ornamental centres to moulded roundels.

Listing NGR: ST1202025790


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0030 IOE Records taken by G Martine Allmey; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs G Martine Allmey. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Allmey, G Martine

Rights Holder: Allmey, G Martine


Render, Roughcast, Rubble, Sandstone, Slate, Tile, Brick, Concrete, Stuart House, Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Workshop, Industrial, Industrial Building, Shop, Commercial