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Northfield House Hotel, Castle Cary

Description: Northfield House Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 262014

OS Grid Reference: ST6418832421
OS Grid Coordinates: 364188, 132421
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0900, -2.5127

Location: 1 High Street, Castle Cary, Somerset BA7 7AN

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

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Listing Text

6/81 Northfield House Hotel
(formerly listed as Cary House)

House, now residential home. C18, Cary stone roughly cut and squared Doulting stone dressings; Welsh slate roof between
coped gables; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic; 5 bays, of which the centre bay is an angled 2-storey
projecting bay. Lias stone plinth, plain corner pilasters, cornice, plain parapet with moulded coping; 12-pane sash
windows set in architraves to bays 1, 4 and 5, former windows to bay 2 now being blocked; centre projection all in
ashlar, with 8+4+12+4+8-pane upper windows above, and below 8-pane sash windows on angle flanking a 6-fielded-panel
door which has a surround of Doric attached columns and full entablature with triglyphs and metopes under pediment
hood. Interior not seen. This building has special streetscape value, in particular the way it dominates the end of
Ansford Road.

Listing NGR: ST6418832421

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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