The Battlements

11 Oct 1999
The Battlements, A358, Thornfalcon, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA3 5NQ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

THORNFALCON CP A358 (North side) ST22SE

5/143 The Battlements


- II

School now house. Built by the Chisholm-Batten family. Early-mid C19, enlarged late C19. Roughcast over rubble, slate roofs behind crenellations and parapets, brick stacks at rear. Plan: double pile with addition right. Castellated picturesque style. Two storeys, 2:1:2 bays, first gabled centre bay breaks forward with pinnacles and coat of arms in apex, first floor left 2 many-paned pointed arch casements under one hoodmould, centre 12-pane sash window under hoodmould, right two 4-pane sash windows under one hoodmould, ground floor left 2 pointed arch casements under one hood mould, right 4-light mullioned window under hood mould, centre crenellated projecting doorcase with semi-circular arched opening; left pair blind window openings under hood moulds right end bay, left under lower crenellated roof line 2 pointed arch casements under hoodmould with similar projecting crenellated doorcase and semicircular arched head door. Probably separate entrances for boys and girls.

Listing NGR: ST2762623723


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1061 IOE Records taken by Mick Humphreys; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Mick Humphreys. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Humphreys, Mick

Rights Holder: Humphreys, Mick


Roughcast, Rubble, Slate, Georgian School, Victorian Education, House, Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Coat Of Arms, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument