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Two Summerhouses and the Linking Brick Wall, North West Boundary of Fordhay House (From 2 Metres to , East Chinnock

Description: Two Summerhouses and the Linking Brick Wall, North West Boundary of Fordhay House (From 2 Metres to

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 263625

OS Grid Reference: ST4951012969
OS Grid Coordinates: 349510, 112969
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9140, -2.7196

Location: Fordhay, East Chinnock, Somerset BA22 9EE

Locality: East Chinnock
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 9EE

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Listing Text


3/67 Two summerhouses and the linking
brick wall, North West boundary
of Fordhay House,
(from 2 metres to 20 metres South
of Fordhay House - Summerhouses
formerly listed)


Two summerhouses. C18. Red brick with stone dressings; Welsh slate with stone slate base course and lead dressings
with shaped elm board verges on garden side. Half-oval on plan with timber seats all round to garden side, 5 recessed
panels on inside of walls, with stone panels in centre with a small diamond-shape viewing aperture set in an oval
recess: very shallow domed ceilings under conical roofs crowned with stone ball finials: the two summerhouses
identical. Linking red brick wall about 2.25 metres high. Said by tradition to be look-out posts to enable the
innkeeper to be warned of approaching carriages to Fordhay House (qv).

Listing NGR: ST4951012969

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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