ILMINSTER TURNPIKE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307443
Date first listed:
30-Nov-1987
Statutory Address:
ILMINSTER TURNPIKE, KINGSTONE HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
ILMINSTER TURNPIKE, KINGSTONE HILL

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Dowlish Wake
National Grid Reference:
ST 37654 13554

Details

DOWLISH WAKE CP KINGSTONE HILL (West side) ST31SE KINGSTONE CROSS Ilminster Turnpike 2/43 -

GV II

Former toll house, now private house. Early C19, extended in C20. Ham stone rubble with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof between stepped coped gables having gabletted finials; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3 bays x 1 bay x l bay. Entrance on north flank, with hollow-chamfered mullioned windows, 2-light with label, to lower bay 1, and boarded door under C20 timber hood bay 3; bay 2 has a projecting chimney stack with small gable. East gable, abutting main road; has another 2-light mullioned window with label, rectangular-leaded, to first floor, and below it is a chamfered cambered-arched doorway with square label, now part-blocked with a casement window inserted; a GVIR letterbox built into will to right of doorway, South elevation flanks the miner road and is rendered on bay 1; mullioned windows to lower bays 2 and 3; horizontal-bar casements to both levels bay 1 and upper bays 2 and 3. Single-storey extensions against west gable. Interior not seen, The main road was turnpiked by the Ilminster Trust in 1759, but the date of this toll-house not known. (Bentley J.B and Murless B.J Somerset Roads, SIAS, 1985).

Listing NGR: ST3765413554

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
262170
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Bentley, J B, Murless, B J , Somerset Roads: The Legacy of the Turnpikes Western Somerset, (1985)

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: 26 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/10853/20
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