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Flowers House with Adjacent Gate Piers, Yeovil

Description: Flowers House with Adjacent Gate Piers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 261362

OS Grid Reference: ST5550715848
OS Grid Coordinates: 355507, 115848
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9404, -2.6346

Location: 19 Hendford, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 1TQ

Locality: Yeovil
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA20 1TQ

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Listing Text


8/26 No 15
(Flowers House)
(formerly No 8) with adjacent
gate piers



Town House (now offices) of probably late C18. Local Stone cut and squared and
ashlar dressings, with Welsh slate roof between coped gables, having two end and
one off-centre stone chimney stacks. 3-storey facade of 5-bays, with central
doorway (three steps up); 5-panel door (the upper four glazed) in painted stone
surround, with shallow cornice mould hood supported by plainish console
brackets. Simple architraves to sashes at each level; ground floor windows have
lost their glazing bars: first and second flows have 12-pane windows. Stone
plinth (with modern cellar window to right-hand of doorway; stone band at second
floor level; simple cornice at top with low parapet wall over. Centre window
first floor has lugged and heeled architrave. Interior not seen. To left-hand of
house 2-capped stone gate piers flanking side entrance. (Formerly Henry Monk's
private grammar school in late C19, later home of Dr. Flower).

Listing NGR: ST5550715848

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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