GATEHOUSE AT COMBE FLOREY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1059226
Date first listed:
25-Feb-1955
Statutory Address:
GATEHOUSE AT COMBE FLOREY HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
GATEHOUSE AT COMBE FLOREY HOUSE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Taunton Deane (District Authority)
Parish:
Combe Florey
National Grid Reference:
ST 15112 31154

Details

ST13SE COMBE FLOREY CP

3/66 Gatehouse at Combe Florey House

25.2.55

GV II*

Gatehouse. Dated 1591, reroofed when upper two storeys removed circa 1840. Red sandstone random rubble, slate roofs, gabled cruciform tower, steeply pitched on wings, coped verges to left of tower. Plan: 2-storey central gatehouse flanked by single storey wings with attics lit from the gable ends, irregularly placed fenestration; left 4-light ovolo moulded mullioned window under hood mould leaded panes, gatehouse first floor 10-light mullioned and transomed window under hood mould with leaded panes and moulded 4 centred arch below with shields terminating hood mould, right-hand one jambed dated 1591. Projecting gabled latrine tower, lit on left return. Right-hand wing with 3 irregularly placed C20 glazed openings. Interior: fine plaster overmantel with paired figures flanking coat of ares and inscribed below John Frances 1593. Moulded 4-centred arch fireplace with decorative stops and flanking columns. Plaster ceiling. It is thought that the Gatehouse formerly occupied more of the area to the Northwest adjoining the church, but this is not certain.

Listing NGR: ST1510931153

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
270277
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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