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Rimpton House, Rimpton

Description: Rimpton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 262738

OS Grid Reference: ST6044021896
OS Grid Coordinates: 360440, 121896
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9951, -2.5651

Location: Home Farm Lane, Rimpton, Somerset BA22 8AS

Locality: Rimpton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 8AS

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Listing Text


10/123 Rimpton House


- II

Large house. Early C17 with considerable C19 modifications. Local stone,
some cut and squared, some as random rubble, with Ham stone dressings
and part refacing, North and East sides: Welsh slate roofs with coped
gables and finials; brick chimney stacks, "L"-plan with additions;
2-storeys with attic. Entrance in gabled end to South elevation by a C19
door with sidelights and no porch; fenestration irregular this side with
plain chamfer mullioned window, some with labels; left a timber casement
window with ovolo mouldings. East elevation formal, of 3-bays: french
doors to ground floor with label mould over, and mullioned windows above
without labels. North, roadside, elevation has 4-irregular bays with
mostly chamfer mullioned windows: an attic window has a hood and leaded
panes, with early wrought iron casement stay; one C19 sash window of
16-panes to ground floor. Interior has several C18 features including
doors and doorcases, corbel brackets to beads, cupboards and some
shallow ceiling cornices and friezes.

Listing NGR: ST6044021896

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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