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Poole House, Nether Stowey

Description: Poole House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 March 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 268897

OS Grid Reference: ST1911639729
OS Grid Coordinates: 319116, 139729
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1511, -3.1578

Locality: Nether Stowey
Local Authority: Sedgemoor District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA5 1LN

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Listing Text


11/48 No 21
(Poole House)
(formerly listed as Thomas
Poole's House)


House. Early C18. Coursed and squared red sandstone rubble, moulded stone band at first floor level, moulded dentil
eaves cornice, slate roof, coped verges, 3 large C20 brick stacks. Two storeys and attic, 7 bays; C19 4-pane sash
windows with additional marginal glazing bars, sandstone voussoirs to openings with emphasised freestone keystones,
those to ground floor reaching up to first floor band, those to first floor reaching up to eaves cornice. Door opening
in third bay from left, bolection-moulded architrave, pulvinated frieze, moulded cornice, C20 4-panelled door, top 2
panels glazed. Late C19 double shop front with fascia to right 3 bays of the ground floor; to its left a blocked window
opening with an emphasised keystone. Bakehouse to rear with ovens; also the bookroom with a coved plaster cornice,
reached by a flight of external stone steps. The home of Thomas Poole, tanner, through whose friendship Samuel Taylor
Coleridge settled in the village 1797-1800, living at Coleridge Cottage (qv).

Listing NGR: ST1911639729

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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