This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ST49NW SOMERTON CP MARKET PLACE (south side)
9/182 Selwood House, with short enclosing wall and railing to forecourt
House, now offices. Early C19. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone dressings; Welsh slate roof with plain gables; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3 bays. Ham stone plinth; 16-pane sash windows in architraved surrounds; central 6-panel door part glazed, set in Ham stone surround with Tuscan pilasters and plain entablature over. Interior not seen. Extending about 4 metres from north east corner matching low stone wall, with section of wrot iron railing with twist spear head on return, contributing to setting. House served as preparatory school in first quarter of C20.
(VCH, Volume III, 1974).
Listing NGR: ST4907728498
© Mr Michael Green. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Green, Michael
Rights Holder: Green, Michael
Ham Hill Stone, Lias, Welsh Slate, Wrought Iron, Georgian House, Victorian Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Preparatory School, Education, Private School, School, Forecourt, Unassigned, Wall, Barrier, Office, Building, Railings
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