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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: 1059240



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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ash Priors

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Feb-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 270214

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6/2 The Priory



House. Probably C17, remodelled circa 1830. Render grooved as ashlar, quoins, steeply pitched slate roof, coped verges, stone stack right, C20 brick left and centre. 2-storeys, 7 bays; casements with glazing bars, ground floor windows with louvred shutters, 4 centred arch headed casement in first floor of central shaped gable porch, entrance below through 4 centred arch opening with hood mould, dated 1529 (possibly reset) in left spandrel, four and three and a half bay single storey wooden verandah with parapet on either side of porch with half bay returns, early C19. C17 extension on right return elevation. Interior not viewed. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, December 1979). This is probably the Manor House that was owned by the Priory in Taunton before the Reformation, hence its name.

Listing NGR: ST1498329281

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gilson, R G, 'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in Vernacular Architecture Group Report, (1979)

National Grid Reference: ST 14983 29281


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