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Church House and Pound Adjoining to North West, Crowcombe

Description: Church House and Pound Adjoining to North West

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 265100

OS Grid Reference: ST1403336678
OS Grid Coordinates: 314033, 136678
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1229, -3.2297

Location: Pound Orchard, Crowcombe, Somerset TA4 4AR

Locality: Crowcombe
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 4AR

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Listing Text


16/57 Church House and Pound adjoining
to North West



Church house and pound. Circa 1515, restored 1908. Red sandstone random rubble, Has stone dressings, slate roof,
coped verges, stone stack right. 2 storeys, 4 bays, all windows 2-light hollow chamfered, stone mullions with leaded
panes, coved string course, ground floor three windows to right and one to left of pair of 4 centred arch doorways,
moulded architraves, with early C20 plank doors and decorative hinges. External stone stair on left return gives access
to first floor. Interior: fine 7 bay arch braced collar purlin roof with 3 tiers of curved wind braces. Right return
red sandstone rubble wall about 2 metres high with 'hit and miss' coping encloses the pound fall swept up over
depressed arch entrance with rusticated voussoirs. C20 wooden gate set on forth East side. Wall returned to Church
House, Church House is a Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No.27). (VCH Somerset, Vol.5, forthcoming;
Photograph in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST1403636677

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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