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Karslake House and Mounting Block, Winsford

Description: Karslake House and Mounting Block

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 265564

OS Grid Reference: SS9054034768
OS Grid Coordinates: 290540, 134768
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1017, -3.5647

Location: Halse Lane, Winsford, Somerset TA24 7JE

Locality: Winsford
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA24 7JE

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Listing Text


19/150 Karslake House and mounting block


- II

Farmhouse with malthouse and outbuildings, now hotel. Probably C16-C17, C18 outbuilding, all refronted early Cl9, some
alterations late C20, Rendered over rubble, slate roof, overhanging eaves on shaped wooden brackets, roughcast stack
left gable end, between third and fourth bays left and fourth and fifth, large lateral stack on wing at rear. Plan:
possibly 3-cell and cross passage with 2 wings at rear and long agricultural outbuilding addition set at an angle in
north-west corner. Two storeys, 6 bays; first floor 16-pane sash windows in raised surrounds except for C20 2-light
casement end bay right, ground floor similar 16-pane sash windows flanking entrance left, another to right of C20
entrance, C20 window and double shop front beyond; 4 step mounting block to left of C20 door. Interior: much altered,
remains of collar and principal roof to outbuilding in north east corner, and floor of malthouse, said to survive in
room above entrance. Said to be named after Sir John Karslake, Attorney General 1867-8, it became a shop in the early

Listing NGR: SS9054034768

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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