LYDEARD HOUSE, ATTACHED STABLES AND WALLS ABUTTING ENTRANCE TO THE LATTER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1295371
Date first listed:
25-Feb-1955
Statutory Address:
LYDEARD HOUSE, ATTACHED STABLES AND WALLS ABUTTING ENTRANCE TO THE LATTER, WEST STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
LYDEARD HOUSE, ATTACHED STABLES AND WALLS ABUTTING ENTRANCE TO THE LATTER, WEST STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Taunton Deane (District Authority)
Parish:
Bishop's Lydeard
National Grid Reference:
ST 16680 29889

Details

ST1629 BISHOP'S LYDEARD CP WEST STREET (North side)

10/48 Lydeard House, attached stables, and walls abutting entrance to the latter

25.2.55

GV II*

Country House. Early - mid C18, enlarged late C18 and mid C19. Red sandstone random rubble, ashlar facade to main block and stables entrance, limestone dressings, quoins, hipped slate roofs, rendered chimneys. Plan: 5 bay main block linked to stables left by set back 5 bay wing. 2-storeys and attic, mainblock 2:1:2 bays, pedimented central bay breaking forward slightly, dentil moulded cornice, oval window in tympanum with rusticated surround, 2 gabled dormers, 9 pane sash windows first floor, 12 pane sash windows 12 pane ground floor moulded surrounds, latter with lintels. Central glazed door, wooden Ionic portico of paired columns on shared plinth, dentil moulded cornice. Right return, random rubble, canted full height bay, 6 pane sash windows first floor, 12 pane sash windowd ground floor in moulded surrounds. To left set back 5 bay block linking stables entrance with single storey 2 bay flat roofed addition in angle of house and wing, windows in outer bays irregularly placed, all 12 pane sash windows with similar surrounds. Stables and house originally separate, the latter including the flat roofed extension, they were joined by a three bay addition in mid C19. Stable entrance facade, red sandstone ashlar, limestone dressings, quoins, 2 and half storeys, 1 bay, gabled with circular window, string courses, arched divided tracery window first floor with arched carriageway. rusticated jambs, limestone vermiculated, chamfered archivolt with keystones. Entrance set at an angle to stable courtyard. Abutting walls on facade of red sandstone random rubble, with limestone balustrades terminating in square piers with pineapple finials, facing length of wall abutting entrance gateway (qv). Interior: late C18 Gothick - Elizabethan style decoration. (Photographs in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST1668029889

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
270259
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.

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