THE BATTLEMENTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307513
Date first listed:
21-Feb-1986
Statutory Address:
THE BATTLEMENTS, A358

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE BATTLEMENTS, A358

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Taunton Deane (District Authority)
Parish:
Thornfalcon
National Grid Reference:
ST 27626 23723

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
270923
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 11 Oct 1999
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