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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: 1366372



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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ansford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1961

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 261952

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ANSFORD CP ANSFORD HILL (South side) ST63SW 1/19 The Old Parsonage 24.3.61 GV II*

Former parsonage, now private house. C17. Cary stone rubble roughly coursed, Doulting stone dressings; plain clay tile roof between coped gables; brick chimney stacks. 'L'-plan; 2 storeys, north elevation of 4 bays, of which bay 4 is the gable end of the return wing. Leaded casement windows of 3 lights under timber lintols to bays 1 and 2, with iron framed opening lights; 4-light ovolo-mould mullioned windows under square labels bay 3, and two single-light leaded windows bay 4 ground level; a blocked window at first floor level. The west-facing return wing, of 2 bays has ovolo-mould timber-framed windows with leaded lights and iron opening frames, of 3-lights above and 4 lights below; a matching but probably later extension southwards, linked by a single-storey section containing the C20 entrance door. Interior not seen. This was the house of the C18 diarist Parson Woodforde - the living was in the family for almost l00 years. (Canon L R Wilson: Ansford, the Church and Village - notes in church).

Listing NGR: ST6405933057

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Wilson, LR , Ansford the Church and Village

National Grid Reference: ST 64059 33057


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