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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.


List entry Number: 1307500



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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Somerton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Apr-1959

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Sep-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 262959

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4/153 Somerton Randle (formerly listed as Somerton Erleigh and outbuildings immediately to East) 17.4.59


Large detached house. Late C18, extensively remodelled 1846. Local lias ashlar stone with Ham stone dressings; hipped Welsh slate roof behind parapets; stone chimney stacks. Two storeys; north elevation of 7 bays, of which the first 4 represent the addition of 1846. Plinth, band course, cornice, shallow parapet; main block has 12-pane sash windows in plain openings with flat voussoired arches, those to bays 5, 6 and 7 on larger scale; bay 6 projects, with a Ham stone Tuscan open portico, with 4 columns on a 2-step base and full entablature, framing a pair of doors with radial glazed rectangular fanlight in architraved surround; above this a Venetian window and in gable pediment a panel with Adamesque decoration : bays 1 to 4 have 9-pane sash windows set lower, bay 4 cutting into main block; to lower bay 1 a glazed door in architraved surround under hood mould. Return elevation on west side of 2 matching bays. south garden front of 7 bays, with 12-pane sash windows above and 15-pane below, French doors to bays 2, 4 and 6 : a later extension extends southwards from east corner as a single-storey wing. Interior not seen. (VCH, Volume III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4998928489

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1974)

National Grid Reference: ST 49977 28497


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