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Maypole Knap House, Somerton

Description: Maypole Knap House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 263039

OS Grid Reference: ST4829628551
OS Grid Coordinates: 348296, 128551
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0540, -2.7390

Location: W End, Somerton, Somerset TA11 6RH

Locality: Somerton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA11 6RH

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Listing Text


8/231 Maypole Knap House



Detached House. Early C19. Local lias stone roughly cut and squared; Welsh slate roof to higher portion, clay pantiles
to remainder; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3 and 4 bays. Small pane 2-light casement windows of earlier pattern
with deep stone lintols, no window upper bay 2; the window to upper bay 4 set into the lower roof, and below it a
6-panel door set under a flat stone hood on corbel brackets; to bay 5 a single light window only, and bays 6 and 7
higher level casements only. Interior not seen. Forms good group with The Manse (qv) and Lomans (qv). House takes its
name from the nearby field, which was the site of the annual May Day festivities until c1940.

Listing NGR: ST4829628551

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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