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Slow Court, West Camel

Description: Slow Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 262760

OS Grid Reference: ST5706724585
OS Grid Coordinates: 357067, 124585
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0190, -2.6134

Location: Slow Ct Lane, West Camel, Somerset BA22 8HG

Locality: West Camel
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 8HG

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Listing Text


4/152 Slow Court


- II

Farmhouse. Late C17. Local stone cut and squared, random coursed, Ham
stone dressings, with concrete ring beams now visible at first floor and
wall plate levels; double Roman clay tiles between coped gables; brick
end chimney stacks. "L"-plan: 2-storeys, 4-bay East front. Boarded
entrance door in heavy frame to bay-2; ground floor windows oak ovolo
mould mullioned windows of 3 and 4-lights, with label moulds; first
floor windows have stone mullions and jambs to match, no window bay 2,
one label mould damaged by ring beam. Small timber window in North wall
and further mullioned windows to rear extension. Buttress to South
gable. Interior not seen. Slow Court said to be a freehold estate
founded 1238 by the de la Slo family and site of the Manor House of Sloo
or Sleu; also oak panelled rooms - property undergoing major repairs
(February 1983).

Listing NGR: ST5706724585

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Source: English Heritage

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