EVERCREECH HOUSE SHERSTON HOUSE SHERSTON LODGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1059176

Date first listed: 02-Jun-1961

Statutory Address: EVERCREECH HOUSE, HIGH STREET

Statutory Address: SHERSTON HOUSE, HIGH STREET

Statutory Address: SHERSTON LODGE, HIGH STREET

Map

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SHERSTON HOUSE
SHERSTON LODGE
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Location

Statutory Address: EVERCREECH HOUSE, HIGH STREET

Statutory Address: SHERSTON HOUSE, HIGH STREET

Statutory Address: SHERSTON LODGE, HIGH STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip (District Authority)

Parish: Evercreech

National Grid Reference: ST 64807 38801

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History

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Details

ST6438 14/220 2.6.1961

EVERCREECH CP HIGH STREET (South side)Sherston Lodge,Sherston House and Evercreech House (previously listed as Donsella House)

GII Country house,now divided into three dwellings.Mid/late C18,C20 work.Rubble,mostly coursed and squired,freestone dressings,hipped slate and asbestos slate roofs,brick, rendered,and ashlar stacks.Classical style,irregular plan composed of three distinct sections.Two-storeyed,three-bay wing to left of road frontage,corner pilasters,plain first floor band,moulded cornice,parapet with coping;twelve-pane sash windows in moulded freestone surrounds;door opening to right,paired panelled doors,probably C20,flanking fluted Ionic pilasters,C20 slated wooden porch on two square Doric columns.This portion of the building in conforming style on other elevations.Attached to the north a two-storeyed wing of lower height,wide bracketted eaves,fixed-light twelve-pane casements in moulded stone architraves on first floor,two door openings,three-quarter glazed doors,one in fluted surround.The north face of this wing with three full-height canted bays with pyramidal roofs,tripartite windows,predominantly sashes on ground floor.Venetian windows on first floor,sashes, the heads of the centre windows with radiating glazing bars.Further six-bay range attached to west,formerly the service quarters,three and four-light stone-mullioned windows.Interior with features of interest including ornamental plasterwork(cornices and a frieze),staircase,and early/mid C19 fireplace.Believed to have been the home of general Charles George Gordon,1833-85, killed at Khartoum.(Photograph in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST6480738801

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 268429

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