20 Church Street

20 Church Street, Crewkerne, South Somerset, Somerset, TA18 7HU
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


ST4409 CHURCH STREET 876-1/7/42 (North side) 12/06/50 No.20


House. C18 rear, refronted 1815. MATERIALS: Ham Hill stone ashlar with half-hipped slate roof and brick stacks to gable ends. Double-depth plan. Classical style. PLAN: double-depth plan with C19 brick rear extension to the left. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range. All windows are 6/6-pane sashes, those to the first-floor in moulded architraves; taller sashes to the ground-floor set in recesses with shallow aprons between cill and plinth. The 5-panel door has one horizontal panel to the centre, all raised-and-fielded; it is set in a casement-moulded round arch with a traceried fanlight. The ground-floor has banded rustication, and all the openings have rusticated voussoirs reaching a low platband. Dentilled cornice beneath platband. To the right-of-centre, below the parapet, is a large hopperhead and downpipe. The rear extension has a segmental arch to a cast-iron industrial-type window. INTERIOR: the central hall has a semi-circular arch toward the rear and a small foliate plaster ceiling rose at the foot of the dogleg staircase which is to the rear left; it has stick balusters, fretted ends and wreathed mahogany rail and curtail step; 6-panel doors, the front rooms have a small panel to the centre, those to the rear are C18 6-panel. Panelled shutters to the ground-floor windows, those to the front have applied reeded moulding. Front room to the left has a Regency-style white marble fireplace and floral and dentilled embellishment to a reeded cornice; rear left room has an open fire, the stone lintel of which is now covered over. The front room to the right has a reeded cornice with key-pattern freize, and some cornices remain on the first floor. HISTORY: the deeds of the house mention a cellar and a well beneath the former kitchen to the rear right.

Listing NGR: ST4402109775


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0304 IOE Records taken by Judie Burman; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Judie Burman. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Burman, Judie

Rights Holder: Burman, Judie


Ashlar, Brick, Ham Hill Stone, Slate, Stuart House, Georgian Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Well, Water Supply And Drainage, Water Storage Site, Cellar, Unassigned, Building Component, Building