COURT HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056577
Date first listed:
17-Apr-1959
Statutory Address:
COURT HOUSE, SILVER STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
COURT HOUSE, SILVER STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Muchelney
National Grid Reference:
ST4280824408

Details

MUCHELNEY CP SILVER STREET (North side) ST42SW LOWER MUCHELNEY 8/231 Court House 17.4.59 GV II

House. Early C18, modified 1874 and 1918. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone dressings; plain clay tiled roof between coped gables; stone and yellow brick chimney stacks. Double roof plan, 2-storeys with attics, 3-bay west elevation. Buttresses between bays with gabled tops and offsets, eaves course; hollow chamfer mullioned windows in wave mould recesses, 4-light to outer lower bays, with separate labels, 3-light above without labels; pitched roof gabled dormers with 3-light leaded casements to each bay; to lower bay 2 cambered arched doorway with slit window to left and 2-light window without label to right, with string course over spanning between buttresses; left of bay 1 a single light window - this and all windows have rectangular leaded panes. South west gable has single and double-light, the latter with C15 tracery - south east gable represents the 1874 addition, incorporating many features from Muchelney Abbey (q.v), including panel and cambered arched doorway and further C15 windows, including 4-light mullioned window in east return with quatrefoil panels under. Interior has some modified cambered arched doorways, a pointed Gothick plaster vault in hall and good C19 fireplace in east room. North east section added by Ralph Fry, builder, in 1918. House served as vicarage during C19. (VCH vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4280824408

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
263297
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1974)

Legal

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

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Date: 25 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/00031/10
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