The Surgery / The Old House

22 Mar 2003
The Surgery, 1 West Street, South Petherton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA13 5DQ
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The Old House, 1 West Street, South Petherton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA13 5DQ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SOUTH PETHERTON CP WEST STREET (East side) ST4316 7/184 No 1 (The Surgery) (formerly listed as The Old House 19.4.61


House on corner site. Earlier C18, some late C18 and C19 modifications. Ham stone roughly cut and squared, ashlar dressings; undulating plain clay tile roof between high stepped coped gables suggesting former thatch; brick end stone slab chimney stacks. Two storeys with attics, 4 bays. Band course above lower windows; casement windows with horizontal bars of an earlier pattern, 4-light to outer bays and 3-light to upper bays, all with rusticated voussoirs and keystoned heads; between lower bays 2 and 3 an 8-panel door in deep panelled recess, the 4 top panels glazed, with timber architrave and open pediment of uncertain dates. East gable has a 12-pane sash window in simple stone architrave to each level including attic, that to first floor having thicker glazing bars: extension to rear with irregular and varied fenestration. probably late C18 in origin; ground floor has a 3-light plain mullioned window in simple architrave, 3 windows to first floor and an attic dormer window. In the south gable a C19 door and a first floor casement window, with a 12-pane sash window in beaded stone surround to attic. Interior not seen.

Listing NGR: ST4319016847


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1917 IOE Records taken by John H Sparkes; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr John H. Sparkes. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Sparkes, John H.

Rights Holder: Sparkes, John H.


Ashlar, Clay, Ham Hill Stone, Thatch, Tile, Stuart House, Georgian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Surgery, Health And Welfare