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Maxdene, with Front Boundary Railings, Castle Cary

Description: Maxdene, with Front Boundary Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 262032

OS Grid Reference: ST6372331784
OS Grid Coordinates: 363723, 131784
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0842, -2.5193

Location: B3152, Castle Cary, Somerset BA7 7ES

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

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Listing Text

7/99 Maxdene, with front boundary


Semi-detached house. Early C19. Small Cary stone rubble, uncoursed, with large stones to quoins; Welsh slate roof with
plain gables; brick chimney stacks 'L'-plan. Two storeys, 3 bays. Sash windows of 16 panes under timber lintols, the
lower windows larger; to lower bay 2 a 6-fielded panel door, glazed toplights, in plain ashlar surround with flat
timber hood on brackets. Interior not seen. Three metres from house simple spiked railings on low plinth wall with
cast-iron gate having Greek key motif to middle rail, and diamond patterned standards: railings return direct to house
on south side, but to north is a curved wall back to house about one metre high; all contributing to setting of house
and to streetscape. Basically of same build as Knowle House (qv), attached to south.

Listing NGR: ST6372331784

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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