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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: 1060123



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

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chilton Polden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 269461

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CHILTON POLDEN CP BROADWAY (North side) ST33NE 9/22 No 71 (The Tower House) - GV II

House. Late C18/early C19. Rendered and colourwashed, moulded stone cornice, parapet with coping, coped verges, brick stacks, double-Roman tile and slate roof. Two storeys and attic, 3 bays, sash windows with glazing bars, late C19 canted bay on left of ground floor, tile roof, sash windows with glazing bars. Central semi-circular head door opening, 6-panelled door, fanlight with radiating glazing bars and central stained glass panel with achievement; stone Doric portico with 2 fluted columns, triglyph frieze. Interior with coeval doors, staircase, ornamental plasterwork, chimney pieces and fitted bookcases. Home of William Stradling in early-mid C19; an antiquarian and collector, he built the adjacent grotto (qv).

Listing NGR: ST3778139770

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National Grid Reference: ST 37781 39770


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