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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: 1056642



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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Somerton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Jan-1976

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Sep-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 263047

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8/239 Leavers' Court (formerly listed as Two Houses west of entrance to Wesleyan Chapel)



House, in row. Origins of c1500. Local lias stone cut and squared to undercroft, rendering on timber frame above; clay double Roman tiles with simple gables; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys, 2 bays: 2 light small pane casements above; below C19 infill, possibly under former jetty; bay 1 has double garage door under shaped timber lintol, then late C20 panelled door under rectangular fanlight, then 16-pane sash windows: traces of an apparently 4 bay timber frame at first floor level. VCR records that from at least 1672 this was the Nag's Head Inn; it was divided into two houses in C19 and refronted; remains of moulded bressumer of late C15 or early C16; side wall of yard entry is of stud and panel construction; yard is flagged with stone sett lane behind; late extension to rear. (VCH, Volume III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4895128517

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 48951 28517


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