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THE BATTLEMENTS

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.

Name: THE BATTLEMENTS

List entry Number: 1307513

Location

THE BATTLEMENTS, A358

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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Thornfalcon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Feb-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 270923

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Details

THORNFALCON CP A358 (North side) ST22SE

5/143 The Battlements

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- II

School now house. Built by the Chisholm-Batten family. Early-mid C19, enlarged late C19. Roughcast over rubble, slate roofs behind crenellations and parapets, brick stacks at rear. Plan: double pile with addition right. Castellated picturesque style. Two storeys, 2:1:2 bays, first gabled centre bay breaks forward with pinnacles and coat of arms in apex, first floor left 2 many-paned pointed arch casements under one hoodmould, centre 12-pane sash window under hoodmould, right two 4-pane sash windows under one hoodmould, ground floor left 2 pointed arch casements under one hood mould, right 4-light mullioned window under hood mould, centre crenellated projecting doorcase with semi-circular arched opening; left pair blind window openings under hood moulds right end bay, left under lower crenellated roof line 2 pointed arch casements under hoodmould with similar projecting crenellated doorcase and semicircular arched head door. Probably separate entrances for boys and girls.

Listing NGR: ST2762623723

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National Grid Reference: ST 27626 23723

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