NORTH EAST AND SOUTH EAST PAVILIONS TO EAST FORECOURT, MONTACUTE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1262475
Date first listed:
19-Apr-1961
Statutory Address:
NORTH EAST AND SOUTH EAST PAVILIONS TO EAST FORECOURT, MONTACUTE HOUSE, THE BOROUGH

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Location

Statutory Address:
NORTH EAST AND SOUTH EAST PAVILIONS TO EAST FORECOURT, MONTACUTE HOUSE, THE BOROUGH

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Montacute
National Grid Reference:
ST 49993 17117

Details

ST4917 MONTACUTE CP THE BOROUGH (North side, off) 7/130 North-east and south-east pavilions to east forecourt, Montacute House 19.4.61 GV I Corner pavilions to former entrance courtyard. 1590-1600, by William Arnold for Sir Edward Phelips. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate ogee-hip roof with openwork stone finial. Square on plan; single-storey, but treated elevatinally as and possibly formerly 2 storeys, single-bay each face. Plinth, string, upper cill band, cornice with console bracket dentils, ornamental merlins to low castellated parapets, with obelisk corner finials set on corner Doric columns which have corbel bases it string course level; each lace has a composite 1+3+1 light window, of which the centre lights form a semi-circular bay, the upper windows having transome, and all windows diamond-leaded: on north west corner (north-east pavilion) and south west corner (south east pavilion) are chamfered cambered-arched doorways. Interiors plain, ashlar faced, with simple vaulted ceilings. The dominant features of trio original entrance forecourt, probably used as occasional lodging roods, and originally matched by a central gateway, made redundant in 1785. (Girouard, M and others, Montacute House, National Trust, 1985).

Listing NGR: ST4999317117

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
434952
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Girouard, M et al, Montacute House, (1985)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 37 Somerset,

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: 06 Jun 2006
Reference: IOE01/15527/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John H. Sparkes. Source Historic England Archive
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