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The Summerhouse About 10 Metres South West of Compton Castle, Compton Pauncefoot

Description: The Summerhouse About 10 Metres South West of Compton Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 263366

OS Grid Reference: ST6469025652
OS Grid Coordinates: 364690, 125652
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0291, -2.5049

Location: 23 Old Road, Compton Pauncefoot, Somerset BA22 7EH

Locality: Compton Pauncefoot
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 7EH

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Listing Text

The summerhouse, about 10 m
south-west of Compton Castle
Summerhouse. Probably c1820, by Finden of Bath, but may have early C20 alterations. Ham stone; flat roof hidden by
plain parapets. Two storeys, 5-bay east elevation. Plinth, string course, parapet; outer bays are semi-circular side
projections with small single light window under square label below; bays 2 and 4 have window in semi-circular arched
recess below and single light window with label above; centre bay has triple arched recess below and 5-light mullioned
and transomed window above. Interior not seen. Part of the large landscaped estate of Compton Castle (qv), and an
important element in the setting of that building.

Listing NGR: ST6469025652

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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