SUMMERHOUSE AT LANGUAGE CENTRE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1059936
Date first listed:
04-Jul-1975
Statutory Address:
SUMMERHOUSE AT LANGUAGE CENTRE, STAPLEGROVE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
SUMMERHOUSE AT LANGUAGE CENTRE, STAPLEGROVE ROAD

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Taunton Deane (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 22146 25113

Details

1. STAPLEGROVE ROAD 5365 (North-East Side) Summerhouse at Language Centre ST 2225 6/382 II GV 2. Small rectangular timber framed building set back from the road, formerly the summerhouse to Nos 86 to 90 (even) and now attached to the Language Centre. Probably late C19. 2 storeys with lantern rising on roof. Whitewashed walls with black timberwork. Decorative tile roofs. Lantern has cresting and weathervane. Fixed diamond leaded lights in wooden frame of lantern. Gablets over 1st floor windows with facing tiles and paired casements containing panels of painted glass. Ground floor modernised. Lean-to extension to right. On 1st floor inside is a wood lined room with walls sloping up to the lantern above. In the heads of the 4 lights facing west are 4 excellent roundels of painted glass depicting the heads and attributes of the 4 seasons. This glass is probably by Sir E Burne-Jones. Graded on account of the glass.

Nos 86 to 90 (even), the Summerhouse at Language Centre The Cottage and the Swiss Cottage in Linden Grove form a group together with Weir House, Weir Lodge and Gatepiers.

Listing NGR: ST2214625113

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
269909
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06320/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Eddy Allen. Source Historic England Archive
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