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Hillcrest School House, and Front Boundary Railings, Ansford

Description: Hillcrest School House, and Front Boundary Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 261954

OS Grid Reference: ST6416232853
OS Grid Coordinates: 364162, 132853
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0939, -2.5131

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

6/21 Hillcrest School House
(formerly listed as The Rectory),
and front boundary railings

Detached house; formerly a rectory, now a school. C18. Cary stone cut and squared with Doulting stone dressings; Welsh
slate roof between coped gables; reconstructed stone and brick chimney stacks. Double roof plan; 2 storeys, 5 bays, of
which the centre bay projects slightly. Plinth eaves course; 12-pane sash windows in architraved surrounds, the glazing
bars removed at lower level; central 6-panel door having 4 panels glazed, in architraved surround with pedimented hood
on console brackets. Two lean- to extensions on west gable. Interior not inspected, but noted were fielded-panel
internal doors and matching features. Four metres east of house, and for full width of house, wrot iron railings,
probably C19, with necked spear points and square urn-type finials to scroll-braced standards; double standards with
diamond pattern bracing to central gateway; gate to match, with Greek key ornament to middle rail - the whole enhancing
the setting of the house in the streetscape.

Listing NGR: ST6416232853

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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