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Kingston House and North-East Boundary Wall and Gateway, Yeovil

Description: Kingston House and North-East Boundary Wall and Gateway

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 261384

OS Grid Reference: ST5539216344
OS Grid Coordinates: 355392, 116344
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9448, -2.6363

Location: A37, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 1DQ

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

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Listing Text


2/47 No 14
(Kingston House) and North-east
boundary wall and gateway


- II

Town house (now private school) of c1840. Brick with Ham stone plinth, band and
rusticated quoins: Welsh slated roof behind parapets with stare urns mounted on
the four corners. The South East entrance facade 2-storeys of 3-bays, with
central 6-pane (4-glazed) door set in simple opening, with 12-pane sash windows
each side; these shielded by wood and corrugated iron verandah across whole
front, arcaded with bell hipped roof; at first floor level three 12-pane windows
in simple openings, fitted with hinged venetian shutters. The South Western
return, rendered, matches the first floor in its 2-bays, but at ground floor
level there is a single storey stone and rendered extension, with an angled bay
window. The interior not seen. The extension to South West not included in the
listing. To the North Eastern boundary a high capped stone wall with two
2-centre arched openings (one blocked) and panelled and capped gate piers (trio
left-hand cap now missing).

Listing NGR: ST5539216344

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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