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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: 1058743



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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Butleigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Jul-1977

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 267748

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11/28 Butleigh Court



Country house in landscaped park. 1845 by J. C. Buckler, on an earlier site, further minor work by E. B. Lamb; for Henry Neville-Grenville; roof removed and interiors gutted after 1940; restored c1975 when divided into 3 dwellings. Coursed and squared blue lias, Bath stone dressings, parapets with copings, some embattled, some slate roofs, majority of roof unseen, elaborate profusion of ashlar stacks, singly, paired and in groups. Tudor-Gothic, irregular outline and plan. Two storeys with basement, towers rising to 3 storeys; irregular entrance frontage to North of 1:1:1:1:1 bays, 2, 3, and 5-light stone-mullioned windows, some lights with 4- centred heads, particularly large windows to second bay transomed, all lights with simple C20 casements. Entrance in projecting tower to third bay with angle buttresses, rich oriel to first floor, Royal arms on corbel. Below, door opening in a dressed stone surround with a 4-centred head, plank door with elaborate hinges. Hall at rear demolished during restoration. Interior with 3 fireplaces in elaborately carved freestone surrounds. (Drawing deposited at R..I.B.A).

Listing NGR: ST5194333922

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National Grid Reference: ST 51943 33922


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