GAULDEN MANOR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1307623
Date first listed:
25-Feb-1955
Date of most recent amendment:
26-Mar-1984
Statutory Address:
GAULDEN MANOR

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Location

Statutory Address:
GAULDEN MANOR

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Taunton Deane (District Authority)
Parish:
Tolland
National Grid Reference:
ST 11084 31359

Details

ST13SW TOLLAND CP

2/49 Gaulden Manor (Previously listed as Gaulden Farmhouse 25.2.55 - II*

House. C16 with C17 alterations. Red sandstone random rubble masonry, part rendered, slate roof, brick stacks. 2 storeys, main block gabled porch with hall to right, longer, lower service wing to left with catslide roof over outer bay. Irregularly placed fenestration, right 3-light mullioned window, first floor, six light below, four light in porch gable with pair of 3 light mullions 1st floor left, ground floor 4 light with ovolo mouldings. Square headed moulded door frame to porch with fine C16 12-panel framed door inside. Interior: the feature of this house is the exuberant plaster decoration of circa 1660. Hall, 3 moulded ceiling panels. Centre with pendant, outer with proverbs, figures, and floral decoration, frieze with scenes from the Old Testament, overmantel with figures flanking coats of arms and strapwork. 4-centred arch fireplace, to right C17 carved partition separates the "Chapel" with moulded ceiling compartments and frieze of Raphaelesque strapwork. Plasterwork overmantel in Great Chamber upstairs, 4-centred arch fireplace, coved ceiling. Jacobean dog-leg staircase. (Country Life, p 252-8, September 9, 1933; SANHS Proceedings, p 70-87 XXIII; p 113-4 No 116).

Listing NGR: ST1108431359

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
270125
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society' in Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society 116, (), 113-4
'Country Life' in 9 September, (1933), 252-8
'Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society' in Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, (), 70-87

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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