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Ansford House, Castle Cary

Description: Ansford House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 261993

OS Grid Reference: ST6421332768
OS Grid Coordinates: 364213, 132768
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0931, -2.5124

Location: A371, Ansford, Somerset BA7 7HZ

Locality: Castle Cary
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA7 7HZ

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Listing Text

6/60 Ansford House

Detached house. Later C18, possibly on earlier foundations. Cary stone ashlar facade
with Doulting dressings, otherwise coursed rubble over ashlar plinth; asbestos cement
slate roof between coped gables; rendered chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic,
5 bays. Large 16-pane sash windows in plain openings with voussoired flat heads;
to lower bay 4 a 6-panelled door set in semi-circular arched doorway under cast-iron
fanlight; arch has moulded imposts and arch architrave, all flanked by attached Doric
columns carrying full entablature with triglyphs, metopes, etc. and pedimented hood.
On west gable later windows, but basement plinth has a 2-light chamfer-mullioned window
without label and a C18 studded boarded door with iron barred open fanlight over. Interior not seen.

Listing NGR: ST6421832768

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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