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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: 1060364



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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Sep-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 270914

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4/125 Fullands House


- II

House, now residential accommodation for school. 1810-12 on site of earlier dwelling for William Russell, partly demolished late C19-early C20 and internally altered. Roughcast over rubble, moulded cornice, hipped asbestos slate roof, gable end to demolished wing, brick stacks. Plan: originally T-plan, north wing mostly demolished, service wing west end, entrance on north front. East front: 3 storeys, 3 bays, all 16-pane sash windows apart from 12-pane windows first and second floors centre, obscured by metal fire escape. North front: 3 storeys, 4:1 bays, end bay left over entrance unlit, otherwise 16-pane sash windows, 12-pane above entrance, inserted C20 door to left of entrance, lead roofed, wooden Doric porch with 6-panel double doors and moulded architrave. Interior: extensively altered. Reproduction of an early C19 engraving in possession of the occupants shows canted north wing with single storey verandah on east side. The property by then known as Fullands School and between 1843 and 1848 the future General Gordon of Kartoua was a pupil here. "It is not exaggeration to state that Somerset County Cricket was founded at Fullands", Robin Bush. The property was purchased by King's College School in 1946. (Bromwich, King's College Taunton, 1980; Bush, The Story of Fullands, unpublished SRO, 1985).

Listing NGR: ST2375723031

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Bromwich, , Kings College Taunton, (1980)
Bush, R, The Story of Fullands, (1985)

National Grid Reference: ST 23757 23031


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