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BIER HOUSE VILLAGE POUND

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.

Name: BIER HOUSE VILLAGE POUND

List entry Number: 1056993

Location

BIER HOUSE, CHURCH STREET
VILLAGE POUND, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Lopen

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Feb-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 264133

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST4214 LOPEN CP CHURCH STREET (North side)

8/51 Village Pound and Bier House

GV II

Pound and bier house. Pound possibly C18, Bier house probably late C19. Ham stone rubble; bier house roof of Welsh slate with bargeboarded east gable. Pound delinated by random stone walling averaging one metre high, no obvious gate position unless it was where the bier house stands. Bier house single-storey, with simple boarded door in east gable: whole much overgrown. The site and house presented to the village by Earl Poulett in 1933. (VCH, Vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4269214481

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 42692 14481

Map

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