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Knowle House, and Front Boundary Railings, Castle Cary

Description: Knowle House, and Front Boundary Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 262033

OS Grid Reference: ST6372431772
OS Grid Coordinates: 363724, 131772
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0841, -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

7/100 Knowle House, and 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. Two storeys, 2 bays. Sash windows of 16 panes under timber lintols, the lower
windows larger; to lower bay 1 a 6-panel door, top panels glazed, 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 north side,
but to south 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 Maxdene (qv), attached to north.

Listing NGR: ST6372431772

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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