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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.

Name: 7, 8 AND 9, SOUTH STREET

List entry Number: 1253806



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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Montacute

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Oct-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 437117

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ST4916 MONTACUTE CP SOUTH STREET (East side) 8/176 Nos 7, 8 and 9 - - II Three houses in group. C19 refronting, but basically C17 with some C15 or C16 fragments incorporated. Ham stone ashlar facade; double Roman clay tiled roof aver stone slate base courses; stepped coped gables, brick and stone chimney stacks. 'L'-plan, two storeys with attic, 3 bays. No. 7 of 2 bays, with shallow chamfer-mullioned windows, 2-light above and 3-light to lower bay 1, no labels, horizontal-bar casements inserted: earlier C20 door set in plain opening lower bay 2: under eaves two stones combining to give date 1822, but set upside down. No. 8 to rear of No. 7 and not seen closely, but there are mullioned windows and a large proudstanding chimney stack with offsets. No 9 has one bay; hollow-chamfer mullioned windows in wave-mould recesses, 3 lights, both with labels and horizontal-bar casements inserted: to left, a aot1ldBd near-triangular arched doorway in rectangular recess under hoodmould, giving access to through passage, and to right a blocked pointed arched doorway,both set rather low. In south gable a blocked 3-light lid traceried attic window. Interiors not seen, but reported in No. 9 are a stud and panel-wall, and tie-bean truss roof. There is a tradition that this was the former manor-house of Montacute. (VCH Vol III, 1974; VAG Report, Unpublished SR0, 1975).

Listing NGR: ST4984716850

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1974)

National Grid Reference: ST 49845 16856


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