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Torre House, Nettlecombe

Description: Torre House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 264802

OS Grid Reference: ST0463640019
OS Grid Coordinates: 304636, 140019
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1515, -3.3648

Location: Torre Rocks, Nettlecombe, Somerset TA23 0LA

Locality: Nettlecombe
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA23 0LA

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Listing Text

1/44 Torre House and No 2 Torre House
(formerly listed as Torre House)


- II

House, now divided. C16 altered 1681, rendered and altered C19. Roughcast over rubble, coped verges, slate roof, stone
stacks right and left gable ends, brick on gabled wing. Plan: 2 cell and cross passage, full height porch, long cross
wing left fronting road. 2 storeys, 4 bays, all C20 2 and 3-light mullioned and transomed windows except small glazed
opening first floor gable end left, full height gabled porch with 2 slits gable end, ground floor gable end unlit,
renewed cambered head to porch, square hood mould, inscribed is 1681 on porch. Ovolo moulded mullioned window on left
return fronting road. Interior: Victorian stone arch giving access to stairway, retains of earlier stair bay right on
gable end fireplace left in kitchen wing, chamfered beams with stops to left of cross passage, fine moulded 6 panel
compartment first floor left. Collar and principal roof.

Listing NGR: ST0463640019

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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