BUTLEIGH COURT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1058743

Date first listed: 15-Jul-1977

Statutory Address: BUTLEIGH COURT, SUB ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: BUTLEIGH COURT, SUB ROAD

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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip (District Authority)

Parish: Butleigh

National Grid Reference: ST 51943 33922

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History

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Details

BUTLEIGH CP SUB ROAD (East side) ST53SW

11/28 Butleigh Court

15.7.77

GV II

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 267748

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