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BOSS HOUSE AND FRONT BOUNDARY RAILINGS

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: BOSS HOUSE AND FRONT BOUNDARY RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1057296

Location

BOSS HOUSE AND FRONT BOUNDARY RAILINGS, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ilchester

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Apr-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 263434

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

Boss House etc, Church Street 10/52 8/52

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Boss House etc, Church Street 10/52 8/52

------------------------------------ ST5222 ILCHESTER CP CHURCH STREET (East side) 10/52 Boss House and front boundary railings -

GV II

Corner cottage. Early C19. Local lias coursed rubble. Ham stone quoins; double Roman clay tiled roof with stepped coped south gable, abutment to north; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3 bays irregular fenstration. Above, small-pane horizontal-sliding sash windows; below, horizontal-bar casements of 3, 4 and 3 lights under timber lintols; between bays 2 and 3 a C19 part-glazed door in recess with plain timber architrave. Return along the Limington Road of later date, with Welsh slate roof; 4 bays with later C19 windows in segmental-arched brick surrounds. Interior not seen. About one metre west of house the boundary railings, collared spearpoints set on low stone base, with cast iron finials to standards and matching gate opposite door, all adding to the setting of the house and of the streetscene. (Shown on earlier O.S. Maps as the Cow Inn, which had been opened by 1859. VCH, Vol III, 1974).



Listing NGR: ST5224822586

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 52248 22586

Map

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