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HILLCREST SCHOOL HOUSE, AND FRONT BOUNDARY RAILINGS

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.

Name: HILLCREST SCHOOL HOUSE, AND FRONT BOUNDARY RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1056271

Location

HILLCREST SCHOOL HOUSE, AND FRONT BOUNDARY RAILINGS, ANSFORD HILL

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ansford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1961

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 261954

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ANSFORD CP ANSFORD HILL (West side) ST6432 6/21 Hillcrest School House (formerly listed as The Rectory), and front boundary railings 24.3.61 GV II

Detached house; formerly a rectory, now a school. C18. Cary stone cut and squared with Doulting stone dressings; Welsh slate roof between coped gables; reconstructed stone and brick chimney stacks. Double roof plan; 2 storeys, 5 bays, of which the centre bay projects slightly. Plinth eaves course; 12-pane sash windows in architraved surrounds, the glazing bars removed at lower level; central 6-panel door having 4 panels glazed, in architraved surround with pedimented hood on console brackets. Two lean- to extensions on west gable. Interior not inspected, but noted were fielded-panel internal doors and matching features. Four metres east of house, and for full width of house, wrot iron railings, probably C19, with necked spear points and square urn-type finials to scroll-braced standards; double standards with diamond pattern bracing to central gateway; gate to match, with Greek key ornament to middle rail - the whole enhancing the setting of the house in the streetscape.

Listing NGR: ST6416232853

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National Grid Reference: ST 64162 32853

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