HILLCREST SCHOOL HOUSE, AND FRONT BOUNDARY RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056271
Date first listed:
24-Mar-1961
Statutory Address:
HILLCREST SCHOOL HOUSE, AND FRONT BOUNDARY RAILINGS, ANSFORD HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
HILLCREST SCHOOL HOUSE, AND FRONT BOUNDARY RAILINGS, ANSFORD HILL

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Ansford
National Grid Reference:
ST 64162 32853

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
261954
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 04 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/12824/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Duncan Miller. Source Historic England Archive
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