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Houndstone House, Brympton

Description: Houndstone House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 263480

OS Grid Reference: ST5244916321
OS Grid Coordinates: 352449, 116321
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9444, -2.6782

Location: Houndstone Court, Brympton, Somerset BA22 8TR

Locality: Brympton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 8TR

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Listing Text

3/1 Houndstone House
Detached house. C17 and C18. Ham stone cut and squared, ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof between coped gables; stone
chimney stacks. Two-storeys with attics, 4 bays. Plinth, eaves course; hollow-chamfer mullioned windows in wave-mould
recesses, no labels, 3-light above and 4-light below, all rectangular-leaded with some steel-framed opening lights;
between bays 2/3 a projecting porch with eaves course, segmental pediment and segmental lead-covered porch roof, having
a cambered-arched doorway in wave-mould rectangular recess and pair of C20 doors. Extension to north-east corner dated
1868; blocked 2-light window with hood mould on north gable. Interior not seen, but reported in the north wing a
fireplace with oven and stone staircase alongside, and several fireplaces with stone cambered-arched surrounds, other
work much altered: collar and tie-beam roof trusses. (SSAVBRB Report, SRO unpublished, May 1981).

Listing NGR: ST5244916321

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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