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Chargot House, Luxborough

Description: Chargot House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 265355

OS Grid Reference: SS9802737145
OS Grid Coordinates: 298027, 137145
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1245, -3.4585

Location: Luxborough, Somerset TA23 0SL

Locality: Luxborough
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA23 0SL

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Listing Text


11/72 Chargot House


- II*

House. 1826, possibly incorporating part of earlier dwelling, entrance resited early C20. For John Lethbridge. Ashlar
facade, local slate roof, decorative pierced parapets on returns, coped verges, rendered stacks. Double pile with
service wing at rear. 2 storeys, asymmetrical 4-bay frontage, first and third bays left projecting gable ends, end bay
right gabled with flanking tourelles, pyramid stone roofs and rectangular recessed panels rising at first floor above
original entrance bay, 2 and 3-light Tudor arch head surround to original entrance, now containing 3-light window,
entrance now second bay left, inserted C20 door, glazed verandah between the projecting bays. Left return full height
and single storey semi-circular bays with decorative pierced parapets, service wing to rear extending right; long left
return, slate-hung to left, projecting dining room bay, gabled with flanking tourelles, blocked or blind windows in
upper storey, to right full height canted bay with tournelle to right, exagerated cinquefoil headed cusping to ground
floor, slate roofed bay window. Interior: good early C18 stair, turned balusters, cut string and panelled dada, reset
from farahouse at Withiel Florey; Grinling Gibbons style overmantel cut down and reset as chimney piece in hall,
imported from a house in Wiltshire.

Listing NGR: SS9802737145

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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