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CHARDS HOUSE

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: CHARDS HOUSE

List entry Number: 1255458

Location

CHARDS HOUSE, 21, LYME ROAD

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: 09-Mar-1996

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 459727

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST 4309 CREWKERNE LYME ROAD (South East side) 876-1/6/10000 No.21 Chards House II

House. Circa 1830's; possibly by John Patch of Crewkeme. Coursed dressed limestone with Hamstone dressing. Slate roof with gabled ends. Brick gable-end stacks. PLAN: Double-depth plan with central entrance, passage between the two principal front rooms and straight staircase behind the front left room. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic. Almost symmetrical 2-window front. C19 16-pane sashes, in opening with slightly cambered stone arches and slate cills. Doorway, a little to right of centre, with Hamstone ashlar recessed architrave with round arch and reeded imposts, semi-circular fanlight and C19 6-panel door. Two C20 roof-lights at front. Rear elevation not inspected. INTERIOR: Much of the original joinery remains, including:- panelled doors, a stick-baluster staircase and chimneypieces; a marble chimneypiece with slim fluted half-columns with lion paws carved on the bases; safe on first floor landing with panelled doors. NOTE: Said to have been occupied in the mid C19 by a tea merchant.



Listing NGR: ST4395609042

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National Grid Reference: ST 43956 09042

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