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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: 1307892



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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish: North Curry

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: 270826

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10/42 No 8 (Gwyon House) -


House, now old people's home. 1858. For Cuthbert R Morris. Rendered to imitate stucco, pilaster quoins, modillion bracket cornice, shallow pitched hipped slate roof. L-plan, entrance on east front, verandah to garden front south, service wing to west. Italian villa style. East front: 2 storeys plus attic, 2:3 bays; divided by pilaster strip, semi-circular headed sash dormer windows in square surrounds, one left, 3 right, first floor left 2 similar sashes, resting on string course, right below string course 3 square headed 12-pane sash windows with keystones, ground floor 2 semi-circular headed sash windows flanking central Ham stone pilaster doorcase, dentil moulded cornice, fanlight, double doors with arched head panelling. Garden front of 2 paired semi-circular headed sashes with continuous entablature and string course set above 5-bay decorative cast iron verandah, fronting pair of French windows with marginal glazing bars flanked by blind semi-circular headed niches. A cosmopolitain adventure in the brick vernacular of North Curry, built for a local estate agent. (Illustrated in Escott, Somerset: Historical, Descriptive, 1908).

Listing NGR: ST3192225470

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Escott, T, Somerset Historical and Descriptive, (1908)

National Grid Reference: ST 31932 25461


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