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Sundial House and Sundial Cottage, Henstridge

Description: Sundial House and Sundial Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 261839

OS Grid Reference: ST7246719907
OS Grid Coordinates: 372467, 119907
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9779, -2.3935

Locality: Henstridge
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA8 0SZ

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Listing Text


10/103 Sundial House and Sundial Cottage


Pair cottages. Probably both C18. Local stone coursed rubble; asbestos cement slate roof; brick chimney stacks. 2
storeys; 4 bays of which Little Sundial represents bay 1. 3-light casements with timber lintol to bay 1, with
part-glazed door under pitched metal roof hood to right; remainder has 16-pane sash windows above and 4-pane sashes
below, all under timber lintols; below in bay 3 a part glazed door in timber lattice porch with metal bell-hip roof;
between window upper bays 3 and 4 a plaque with painted sundial, probably C18. Interior contains four late C18-early
C19 wall paintings reported to have been made by Napoleonic prisoners of war. In the entrance hall the printing depicts
a couple sitting at a table being entertained. In the front right-hand room in the fireplace alcove there is a small
painting of a military officer on horseback. In the front left-hand room there are two half life-size figures of a man
and woman in period costume.

Listing NGR: ST7246719907

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Source: English Heritage

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