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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: 1056761



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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Charlton Mackrell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Apr-1959

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 262826

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Farmhouse. Rebuilt c1830, but with C17 fragments. Local lias stone cut and squared; hipped Welsh slate roof; ashlar stone chimney stacks. Villa style. 2 storeys, 3 bays x 3 bays, with extensions westwards. east elevation has 16-pane sash windows to upper outer bays, with semi-circular arched widows between; below French doors to outer bays, with central 6 flush panel door in heavy frame; stone lintols with false keystone to all openings, with curved dressing and true keystone to upper centre window; across whole of lower elevation hipped glass roofed verandah carried on cast iron openwork columns of a Regency pattern. south side has 6-pane sash windows, and north side has two upper horizontal sliding sashes. Interior has simple Regency style staircase, door etc, little altered: extension to rear. The westwards extension has detail similar to the 1789 barns (qv), but at west end are two hollow chamfered mullioned windows, possibly C17. Cary Fitzpaine was an ancient manor of some consequence with its own chapel: it was probably rebuilt by the Revd. Henry Shute, who owned it from 1824 to 1841. (Victoria County History, Volume III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST5485127110

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 54851 27110


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