GOTHIC RUIN, ABOUT HALF A MILE NORTH OF CROWCOMBE COURT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1057448
Date first listed:
16-Nov-1984
Statutory Address:
GOTHIC RUIN, ABOUT HALF A MILE NORTH OF CROWCOMBE COURT

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Location

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

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

County:
Somerset
District:
West Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Crowcombe
National Grid Reference:
ST 14045 37350

Details

ST13NW CROWCOMBE CP

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

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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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
265105
Legacy System:
LBS

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,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 07 Jun 2006
Reference: IOE01/15638/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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