TOWERHEAD HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1129793

Date first listed: 17-Jan-1984

Statutory Address: TOWERHEAD HOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: TOWERHEAD HOUSE

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

District: North Somerset (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Banwell

National Grid Reference: ST 41246 59456

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History

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Details

ST 45 NW BANWELL TOWERHEAD

5/34 Towerhead House

G.V. II

House. Circa 1820, contain reset C16/C17 features. Stucco, slate roof. 2 storeys and basement, 3 windows; central doorway of about 1860. 2 panel door, margin glazed overlight under hood with pediment on scrolled brackets, glazing bar sash above, all other openings blank; pilaster strips; hipped roof on overhanging eaves; large central stack with mculded cap. North elevation; 3 storeys, 2 windows, glazing bar sashes, single storey gabled extension to left, at first floor a square panel with moulded and painted coat of arms and motto; Win God/Win All; basement door, 6 panel (top 2 glazed) under 3 light overlight (original front door reset?). Interior; curious basement, possibly 1820 resetting of features from earlier house has 4 doors with stopped ovolo moulded timber door frames, set above but not on them are moulded tudor arch stone lintels all of differing design, some with decorated spandrels; two 2 light chamfered mullion timber window frames are set between 2 basement rooms. In basement extension is a brass and lead waterpump of c.1820 in working order. This house is on or near the site of a house built by Bishop Godwin of Bath and Wells in the late C16.

Listing NGR: ST4124659456

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 33372

Legacy System: LBS

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