Gwyon House

Date:
10 Aug 1999
Location:
Gwyon House, 8 Church Road, North Curry, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA3 6LH
Reference:
IOE01/00151/05
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

NORTH CURRY CP CHURCH ROAD (West side) ST3125

10/42 No 8 (Gwyon House) -

GV II

House, now old people's home. 1858. For Cuthbert R Morris. Rendered to imitate stucco, pilaster quoins, modillion bracket cornice, shallow pitched hipped slate roof. L-plan, entrance on east front, verandah to garden front south, service wing to west. Italian villa style. East front: 2 storeys plus attic, 2:3 bays; divided by pilaster strip, semi-circular headed sash dormer windows in square surrounds, one left, 3 right, first floor left 2 similar sashes, resting on string course, right below string course 3 square headed 12-pane sash windows with keystones, ground floor 2 semi-circular headed sash windows flanking central Ham stone pilaster doorcase, dentil moulded cornice, fanlight, double doors with arched head panelling. Garden front of 2 paired semi-circular headed sashes with continuous entablature and string course set above 5-bay decorative cast iron verandah, fronting pair of French windows with marginal glazing bars flanked by blind semi-circular headed niches. A cosmopolitain adventure in the brick vernacular of North Curry, built for a local estate agent. (Illustrated in Escott, Somerset: Historical, Descriptive, 1908).

Listing NGR: ST3192225470

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Humphreys_Mick IOE Records for Humphreys, Mick; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Mick Humphreys. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Humphreys, Mick

Rights Holder: Humphreys, Mick

Keywords

Cast Iron, Render, Slate, Victorian Service Wing, Domestic, House, Monument <By Form>, Dwelling, Nursing Home, Health And Welfare, Residential Building