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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: 1136525



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


District: Bath and North East Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: High Littleton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Sep-1960

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 32815

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6/75 High Littleton House 21.9.60 II

House. Circa 1710 with early C19 service addition and alterations. Squared, dressed and coursed stone to north facade, ashlar to south front, irregular coursed rubble to side walls. Freestone dressings, copings, quoins, slate roof. 3 storeys and basement, 5 bay north front with 1 storey left hand service addition. Basement has keyed oculi either side of central door and cross mullioned windows with segmental heads. Similar cross mullions with leaded pane glazing to all 3 storeys but those in the top storey have straight heads. Central doorway with moulded architrave and triple keyed head. Stone doorcase with Ionic pilasters, pulvinated frieze and entablature which develops into string course. 8 panel 2-leaf door with top 4 panels glazed. Chamfered and rusticated quoins, moulded string courses and cornice. Stone balustrade enclosing basement area returned to walls at each end. Double span roof with end stone stacks. Early C19 south front with 12 x 6 pane sashes to ground floor, 6 pane sashes to lst floor and 3 segmental headed dormers. Central Tuscan Doric porch, glazed door. Interior. Ground floor right hand room has 1 raised and fielded panel wall. Circa 1710 staircase with ramped handrail and thin balusters possibly resited. (Pevsner, Buildings of England : North Somerset and Bristol, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST6459257984

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: North Somerset and Bristol, (1958)

National Grid Reference: ST 64592 57984


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