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TOWERHEAD HOUSE

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: TOWERHEAD HOUSE

List entry Number: 1129793

Location

TOWERHEAD HOUSE

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

County:

District: North Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Banwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Jan-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 33372

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List entry Description

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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

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National Grid Reference: ST 41246 59456

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