KING'S GATCHELL AND WALLS ENCLOSING FORECOURT CONTINUED AS NORTH RETAINING WALL TO GARDEN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1307609

Date first listed: 17-May-1985

Statutory Address: KING'S GATCHELL AND WALLS ENCLOSING FORECOURT CONTINUED AS NORTH RETAINING WALL TO GARDEN, CHURCH ROAD

Statutory Address: KING'S GATCHELL AND WALLS ENCLOSING FORECOURT CONTINUED AS NORTH RETAINING WALL TO GARDEN, HONITON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: KING'S GATCHELL AND WALLS ENCLOSING FORECOURT CONTINUED AS NORTH RETAINING WALL TO GARDEN, CHURCH ROAD

Statutory Address: KING'S GATCHELL AND WALLS ENCLOSING FORECOURT CONTINUED AS NORTH RETAINING WALL TO GARDEN, HONITON ROAD

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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane (District Authority)

Parish: Trull

National Grid Reference: ST 21376 22241

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST22SW TRULL CP HONITON ROAD (East side)

9/181 King's Gatchell and walls enclosing forecourt continued as North retaining wall to garden

II

House. Late C16-early C17, enlarged C18, East front refenestrated, turret and porch added on West front circa 1870. Rendered over random rubble on main elevations, Bath stone dressings, plain tiled roof, pyramid slate roofed turret, coped verges gable ends, brick stacks, L-plan, originally probably S cell and cross passage block lying roughly North South, C18 wing attached at South West corner, turret and porch set in angle on entrance front. Entrance front: 2 storeys, 2:1:3 bays; 12-pane sash windows in moulded surrounds set in angle pyramid roofed 2 storey canted bag with 3-light mullioned casements, flat roofed single storey 3 sided projection left with 3-light mullioned window, right similar one bay addition containing porch, entrance pointed arch doorway, C19 plank door with decorative fringes, square hood mould with carved foliage terminals; 4 bay single storey slate roofed verandah carried on wooden piers North West front, set on axis with entrance. Garden front: long 4 bay arcade, C19 nullioned windows with full height canted bay. Interior not viewed; said to contain evidence of jointed cruck roof and early C17 plasterwork decoration on first floor. Forecourt wall: probably C18, subsequently altered. Red brick, Flemish bond, rubble plinth, sandstone coping, about 3 metres high abutting North gable end and continued East as retaining wall to garden. Late C19 dwarf wall enclosing forecourt on West front. At one time this is thought to have been a coaching inn and a cobbled pavement is said to survive below the forecourt. Prior to 1880 the property was known as Southwick House. (C. Hallam, the History of Trull, 1952; VA6 Report, unpublished SRO, October 1972).

Listing NGR: ST2137622241

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 270720

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hallam, C , The History of Trull, (1953)
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in October, (1972)

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