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Holcote House with the Entrance Gate Piers, Yeovil

Description: Holcote House with the Entrance Gate Piers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 261389

OS Grid Reference: ST5537016902
OS Grid Coordinates: 355370, 116902
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9498, -2.6367

Location: 33 A359, Yeovil, Somerset BA21 4AE

Locality: Yeovil
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA21 4AE

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Listing Text


2/51 No 33
(Holcote House) with the entrance
gate piers


- II

Villa, now part of Yeovil College. Circa 1840. Rendered and colourwashed with
unpainted Ham stone dressings; hipped Welsh slate roofs, the main roof having
wide eaves overhang; rendered chimney stacks. 2-storey of 3-bays, with extension
across whole of ground floor of main house, and also a one storey extension to
the left hand (West) side. Perversely, the ground floor extension is only of
2-bays, divided by stone panelled flat doric pilasters, with 2-margined sash
windows; it has a bell-cast slate roof: above are three semi-circular headed
windows in architraves, of 6-panes with radials, The West extension of 3-bays:
the left-hand bay having a 4-panel door (of which the 2-upper panels are glazed)
up two steps, set in an architrave with impost, intermediate and keystones: to
the right two margined casement windows flanked and divided by matching stone
pilasters, and above a stone cornice and plain parapet. The interior not
inspected. Despite their relocation and the widening of the opening between
them, included are the 2-panelled stone gate piers, which have moulded pyramidal

Listing NGR: ST5537016902

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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