This browser is not fully supported by Historic England. Please update your browser to the latest version so that you get the best from our website.

GOTHIC RUIN, ABOUT HALF A MILE NORTH OF CROWCOMBE COURT

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: GOTHIC RUIN, ABOUT HALF A MILE NORTH OF CROWCOMBE COURT

List entry Number: 1057448

Location

GOTHIC RUIN, ABOUT HALF A MILE NORTH OF CROWCOMBE COURT

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

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Crowcombe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Nov-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265105

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Details

ST13NW CROWCOMBE CP

10/61 Gothic ruin, about half a mile North of Crowcombe Court

-

GV II

Shown on OS Map as Convent (ruin). Folly in the form of ruined Gothic chapel. Circa 1776, incorporating some medieval stonework. Red sandstone random rubble, limestone dressings. Plan: cruciform, East end overlooking stream. 2 storeys, 1:1:1 bays; large arched East end window opening, remains of cusped tracery, finials on gable end, flanked by symmetrical, buttressed wings, first floor arched openings, larger 2-light openings below, remains of cusped tracery left. Gabled returns, moulded arched entrance North side, South side round headed arch entrance. Picturesquely sited ruin set high above the stream, half way up a steep wooded slope. Inaccessible at tile of survey (August 1983) because of dense undergrowth. Some of tracery reported to have come from demolished parts of Halsway Manor, or tne earlier Crowcombe Manor, demolished 1724. (Photograph in NMR; VCH Somerset, Vol.5 forthcoming; Country Life, April 22 1933).

Listing NGR: ST1404537350

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Dunning, R W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1985)
'Country Life' in 22 April, (1933)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 37 Somerset,

National Grid Reference: ST 14045 37350

Map

Map
© Crown Copyright and database right 2017. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2017. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1057448 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 21-Nov-2017 at 08:09:06.

End of official listing