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Description: Summerhouse About 100 Yards West South West of Homme House
Date Listed: 6 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 152730
OS Grid Reference: SO6526531788
OS Grid Coordinates: 365265, 231788
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9835, -2.5072
MUCH MARCLE CP -
SO 63 SE
8/65 Summerhouse about 100 yards
6.3.67 Homme House
Summerhouse. Late C17 and altered in C18. Sandstone rubble with sandstone
dressings, hipped stone slate roofs and wooden lantern. Octagonal plan
with small octagonal stair turret attached to south. Two storeys. Three
oval openings light newel from different sides which has 4-centred entrance
with ledged and studded C17 door on south side; a pair of triangular-headed
C18 wrought iron casements to each face of the upper floor of the main
octagon except where attached to stair turret and square western stack, which
has a cyclindrical stone shaft junctured by four decorative oval openings
near the top, one facing each cardinal point. Interior: chamfered segmental
heads to stone fireplace on each floor. An unusually designed and well
detailed example of a summerhouse in unrestored condition. (RCHM Vol II, p 139).
Listing NGR: SO6526531788
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Source: English Heritage
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