GROVECOTE WITH FLANKING SCREEN WALLS, FRONT BOUNDARY WALL AND GATE PIERS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1056514

Date first listed: 19-Dec-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 13-Dec-2010

Statutory Address: GROVECOTE WITH FLANKING SCREEN WALLS, FRONT BOUNDARY WALL AND GATE PIERS, 50, PRESTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: GROVECOTE WITH FLANKING SCREEN WALLS, FRONT BOUNDARY WALL AND GATE PIERS, 50, PRESTON ROAD

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Yeovil

National Grid Reference: ST 54719 16490

Summary

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History

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Details

YEOVIL

73/1/74 PRESTON ROAD 19-DEC-72 (North side) 50 GROVECOTE WITH FLANKING SCREEN WALLS, FRONT BOUNDARY WALL AND GATE PIERS (Formerly listed as: PRESTON ROAD 56 GROVECOTE WITH FLANKING SCREEN WALLS, FRONT BOUNDARY WALL AND GATE PIER) (Formerly listed as: PRESTON ROAD 46)

II Villa, constructed c1830.

MATERIALS: Ashlar under a shallow hipped roof with deep eaves and end chimneystacks.

PLAN: A two-storey house that is rectangular on plan with flanking side walls.

EXTERIOR: It has a symmetrical, classically-styled front (south) of three bays. There is a central projecting porch with slender Tuscan columns, and a six-panelled door, of which the top two are glazed. The entrance is flanked by sixteen-pane sash windows in staple openings and there are a further three sash windows to the first floor. To either side of the fa├žade are rendered side walls with swept, curved copings and niches.

INTERIOR: Not inspected.

SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: To the front of the house is a low boundary wall and stone gate piers.

REASON FOR DESIGNATION: Grovecote, 50 Preston Road is designated at Grade II for the following principal reasons:

* Architectural: as a well-preserved mid-C19 villa, given an effective picturesque architectural treatment * Design: the symmetrical and balanced design displays good quality craftsmanship using local materials

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 261412

Legacy System: LBS

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