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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1056228



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Castle Cary

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 262054

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CASTLE CARY CP UPPER HIGH STREET (North side) ST6432 6/121 Mill building to Ansford Factory GV II

Original mill building. 1851, for John Boyd, horsehair weaver. Hadspen stone cut and squared; Welsh slate roof between coped gables, the south gable having a bell turret, the bell removed. Three storeys, 13 bays. Casement windows of 16 panes in plain openings with proud-set voussoirs and keystones to flat arches: lower bay 1, and second floor above, has pairs plain boarded doors, and matching doors lower bay 13. Second floor door and steel fire escape on north gable. Interior not greatly modified. The first building on this site of John Boyd's horsehair and general weaving establishment, relocated from South Cary (Chapel Yard House, qv) to the grounds of Ochiltree House (qv) in 1851. (McGarvie M, Castle Cary: Avalon Industries, 1980).

Listing NGR: ST6433632500

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McGarvie, M , Castle Cary Avalon Industries, (1980)

National Grid Reference: ST 64336 32500


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