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Selwood House, with Short Enclosing Wall and Railing to Forecourt, Somerton

Description: Selwood House, with Short Enclosing Wall and Railing to Forecourt

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 262988

OS Grid Reference: ST4907428500
OS Grid Coordinates: 349074, 128500
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0536, -2.7279

Location: Market Place, Somerton, Somerset TA11 7LX

Locality: Somerton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA11 7LX

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Listing Text


9/182 Selwood House, with short
enclosing wall and railing to



House, now offices. Early C19. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone dressings; Welsh slate roof with plain
gables; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3 bays. Ham stone plinth; 16-pane sash windows in architraved surrounds;
central 6-panel door part glazed, set in Ham stone surround with Tuscan pilasters and plain entablature over. Interior
not seen. Extending about 4 metres from north east corner matching low stone wall, with section of wrot iron railing
with twist spear head on return, contributing to setting. House served as preparatory school in first quarter of C20.
(VCH, Volume III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4907728498

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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