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CHIPLEY PARK AND WALL ABUTTING SOUTH EAST CORNER WITH GATEPIER

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.

Name: CHIPLEY PARK AND WALL ABUTTING SOUTH EAST CORNER WITH GATEPIER

List entry Number: 1060314

Location

CHIPLEY PARK AND WALL ABUTTING SOUTH EAST CORNER WITH GATEPIER

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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Nynehead

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Jan-1956

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 271003

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History

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Details

NYNEHEAD CP ST12SW CHIPLEY PARK 4/61 Chipley Park and wall abutting south-east corner with gatepier 25.1.56 GV II Stables of Chipley Park, (original house demolished), now dwelling. Late C17-early C18, converted to dwelling C20. Red brick, Flemish bond, red sandstone random rubble plinth, moulded ashlar dado, flat brick continuous string course, hipped slate roofs, coped verges to gables, brick stacks in end 2 bays left, and rising from eaves right. Plan: stable range facing south, originally entered on north front, rebuilt and extended C20 with detached carriageway east end linked by C20 brick gallery, wall with gatepiers at south-east corner. One and a half storeys, 2 gabled bays left,5-bay centre, gabled end bay right, first floor corridor linking one bay beyond gabled dormers centre, early C18 leaded in second gable end left, loft door with C20 window centre end bay left, three C20 casements flanking central inserted doorway with keystone and half glazed C20 door; end bay right partly rebuilt, blocked gable end opening, window opening left, extensively rebuilt in C20 at rear. Interior not seen. Red brick, Flemish bond wall with clay tile coping about 20m in length swept down to square gatepier, moulded brick cap plinth and bell finial,semi-circular headed doorway to walled garden, hood mould additions with imported face terminal of king and queen. The original house abutted to the south-west with the walled garden (qv) behind. The 1840 tithe map shows that the east front was enclosed by walls with gatepiers of which the above remains. The house was probably built by Edward Clarke, a friend of the philosopher John Locke, at it descended by marriage to the Sandfords of Nynehead Court (qv). The house was apparently demolished in the late C19. It does not appear in Escott's photograph of the present house c1910.(Escott, Somerset: Historical, Descriptive, 1910)

Listing NGR: ST1168523754

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Escott, T, Somerset Historical and Descriptive, (1910)

National Grid Reference: ST 11685 23754

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