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

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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

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