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THE HERMITAGE AND RETREAT AND ATTACHED ARCH AND SOUTH GARDEN WALL

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: THE HERMITAGE AND RETREAT AND ATTACHED ARCH AND SOUTH GARDEN WALL

List entry Number: 1202965

Location

THE HERMITAGE AND RETREAT AND ATTACHED ARCH AND SOUTH GARDEN WALL, HERMITAGE STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Crewkerne

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Sep-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 390364

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History

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Details

CREWKERNE

ST4409 HERMITAGE STREET 876-1/7/86 (East side) 06/09/74 The Hermitage and Retreat and attached arch and south garden wall

GV II

House, now 2 dwellings. Early C18, remodelled c1850. MATERIALS: coursed limestone rubble with Ham Hill stone plinth, stepped stone coping with moulded kneelers, quoins and dressings; slate roof with brick stacks to gable ends and tall lateral stack to rear left. PLAN: originally probably 3-unit plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attics and basement; the south facade of The Hermitage, to the left, is now symmetrical 3-window range. Flat gauged arches to both floors over C20 horned 8/8-pane sashes in forward frames flank a 6/6-pane sash under a stone lintel to the first floor and a 6-panel door under a segmental hood on wrought-iron brackets. The street facade, which is the left return, has mid C19 horned 8/8-pane sashes under stone lintels, keyed to the ground floor, and a segmental-arched opening to the basement. The ground-floor corners to the street front are rounded. The Retreat, to the right, has timber lintels to the north side and flat gauged arches to the garden facade (south), all over C20 windows. INTERIOR of The Hermitage: staircase and mouldings are of mid C19 character, with 6-panel doors; the basement is stone-flagged; the roof structure is A-frame with trenched purlins, pegged joints and a plate at the apex with ridge-in-notch. INTERIOR of The Retreat is altered. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached to the south-west corner is a semi-circular arch with reeded imposts, beaded edge and a C20 iron gate. The garden to the south is surrounded by a high rubblestone wall with Ham Hill stone coping, approx 45m along the street to the south, with 2 garages and a tall gate pier with pyramidal cap at the corner; the approx 30m of wall enclosing the rear of the garden has 7 large brick buttresses and approx 25m of wall meets that of The Retreat.

Listing NGR: ST4411509499

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National Grid Reference: ST 44115 09499

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