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Oak Vale, with Boundary Wall, 15 Metres South East, Henstridge

Description: Oak Vale, with Boundary Wall, 15 Metres South East

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 261840

OS Grid Reference: ST7258419980
OS Grid Coordinates: 372584, 119980
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9786, -2.3919

Location: Vale Street, Henstridge, Somerset BA8 0SP

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

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Listing Text


10/104 Oak Vale, with boundary wall, 15
metres South East
(Oak Vale previously listed)


Detached house. Early C19, Tudor origins. Local stone cut and squared, with ashlar dressings; stone slate roof with
simple gables; brick chimney stacks. 3 storeys, 3 bays. Rusticated ashlar quoins, 16-pane sash windows to ground and
first floor, 12-pane to second, all set flush, with 5-stone voussoired flat heads; to bay 3 a 6 flush-panel door set in
semi-circular arched recess with Regency style fanlight; to East a lower 2 storey extension in coursed rubble with
stone slate roof and brick stack with double 18-pane sash window to lower bay 1 and plain casement windows of 3 and
2-light to upper bays. Interior not seen. Front boundary wall about 1 metre high, of squared stone with simple coping,
with square piers with plain tops and ball finials to West end and two gateways; to South East opposite door pair wrot
iron gates with barbed spearheads to lower and top rail, both rails concave curved: contributes considerably to setting
of this house, on the edge of the settlement. Said to be a Tudor fare settlement, but major part of house rebuilt 1815
using some materials from Stalbridge House (Wakeford, A History of Henstridge, 1953).

Listing NGR: ST7258419980

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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