THE OLD LIBRARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207572
Date first listed:
23-Sep-1950
Date of most recent amendment:
24-Jan-1994
Statutory Address:
THE OLD LIBRARY, 27, COURT BARTON

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD LIBRARY, 27, COURT BARTON

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Ilminster
National Grid Reference:
ST 36030 14615

Details

ILMINSTER

ST3614 COURT BARTON 1939-1/7/16 (East side) 23/09/50 No.27 The Old Library (Formerly Listed as: COURT BARTON (East side) The Old Library and No.2)

GV II*

Formerly known as: No.2 Girls' Grammar School COURT BARTON. Library, now house. Early C19 with later alterations. Ham Hill stone ashlar, slate roof with stepped stone coping and the base of a former ball finial to the forward-facing gable end; brick stacks to the left return. 2 storeys; 2-window range. First floor has 6/6-pane sashes, and the ground floor has one larger central one. Right return has a 3/6-pane sash to the first floor and a C20 door below. INTERIOR: Essentially c1840, the finest feature being an open-well, open-string staircase to the rear, lit from above, with a wreathed mahogany handrail and curtail-step. The main, front room has a white marble fireplace and a large ceiling-rose, possibly later C19. A wall with gate piers and gates fronts Nos 27, 28 and 29 and is listed separately (qv). A C19 painting shows the first-floor windows to have been dormers, the gable is probably a late C19 alteration.

Listing NGR: ST3602914614

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
383381
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 23 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/10588/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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