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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: 1060166



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: 269460

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CHILTON POLDEN CP BROADWAY (North side) ST33NE 9/21 The Temple - - II

Folly tower. Early C19 incorporating re-used C15 features; by William Stradling. Coursed and squared rubble, ashlar, freestone dressings, roof missing. Gothick incorporating Perpendicular features; a romantic tower, square on plan on a mock-moated site. Two stages, diagonal buttresses with offsets to entrance front, pinnacles. Central semi-circular head door opening in moulded and shafted surround, label, carved spandrels, above a mullioned and transomed window, much decayed, lights remaining are cusped with blank heads, carved spandrels. Smaller similar windows to north and south sides, tracery missing. Moulded stone cornice around top, corbel carved as an angel at one corner. Interior with stone staircase; remains of a former stone vault supporting first floor. Structure in poor condition at time of re-survey (September 1985).

Listing NGR: ST3794439859

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National Grid Reference: ST 37944 39859


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