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Leavers' Court, Somerton

Description: Leavers' Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 263047

OS Grid Reference: ST4895128517
OS Grid Coordinates: 348951, 128517
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0537, -2.7297

Location: B3165, Somerton, Somerset TA11 7PR

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

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Listing Text


8/239 Leavers' Court
(formerly listed as Two Houses
west of entrance to Wesleyan



House, in row. Origins of c1500. Local lias stone cut and squared to undercroft, rendering on timber frame above; clay
double Roman tiles with simple gables; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys, 2 bays: 2 light small pane casements
above; below C19 infill, possibly under former jetty; bay 1 has double garage door under shaped timber lintol, then
late C20 panelled door under rectangular fanlight, then 16-pane sash windows: traces of an apparently 4 bay timber
frame at first floor level. VCR records that from at least 1672 this was the Nag's Head Inn; it was divided into two
houses in C19 and refronted; remains of moulded bressumer of late C15 or early C16; side wall of yard entry is of stud
and panel construction; yard is flagged with stone sett lane behind; late extension to rear. (VCH, Volume III,

Listing NGR: ST4895128517

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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