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The Old Parsonage, Ansford

Description: The Old Parsonage

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 261952

OS Grid Reference: ST6405933057
OS Grid Coordinates: 364059, 133057
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0957, -2.5146

Location: Ansford Hill, Ansford, Somerset BA7 7JL

Locality: Ansford
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA7 7JL

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Listing Text

1/19 The Old Parsonage

Former parsonage, now private house. C17. Cary stone rubble roughly coursed, Doulting stone dressings; plain clay tile
roof between coped gables; brick chimney stacks. 'L'-plan; 2 storeys, north elevation of 4 bays, of which bay 4 is the
gable end of the return wing. Leaded casement windows of 3 lights under timber lintols to bays 1 and 2, with iron
framed opening lights; 4-light ovolo-mould mullioned windows under square labels bay 3, and two single-light leaded
windows bay 4 ground level; a blocked window at first floor level. The west-facing return wing, of 2 bays has
ovolo-mould timber-framed windows with leaded lights and iron opening frames, of 3-lights above and 4 lights below; a
matching but probably later extension southwards, linked by a single-storey section containing the C20 entrance door.
Interior not seen. This was the house of the C18 diarist Parson Woodforde - the living was in the family for almost l00
years. (Canon L R Wilson: Ansford, the Church and Village - notes in church).

Listing NGR: ST6405933057

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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