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EVERCREECH HOUSE SHERSTON HOUSE SHERSTON LODGE

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: EVERCREECH HOUSE SHERSTON HOUSE SHERSTON LODGE

List entry Number: 1059176

Location

EVERCREECH HOUSE, HIGH STREET
SHERSTON HOUSE, HIGH STREET
SHERSTON LODGE, HIGH STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Evercreech

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Jun-1961

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 268429

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

EVERCREECH CP HIGH STREET (South side) ST6438 14/220 Sherston Lodge,Sherston House and Evercreech House (previously listed as Donsella House) 2.6.1961 - II

Country house, now divided into 3 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 3 distinct sections. Two-storeyed 3-bay wing to left of road frontage, corner pilasters, plain first floor band, moulded cornice, parapet with coping; 12-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 2 square Doric columns. This portion of the building in conforming style on other elevations. Attached to the north a 2- storeyed wing of lower height, wide bracketted eaves, fixed-light 12-pane casements in moulded stone architraves on first floor, 2 door openings, three- quarter glazed doors, one in fluted surround. The north face of this wing with 3 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 6-bay range attatched to west, formerly the service quarters, 3 and 4-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

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National Grid Reference: ST 64807 38801

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