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

Map

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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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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)

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