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Old Court, Wellington

Description: Old Court

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 January 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 270018

OS Grid Reference: ST1372920468
OS Grid Coordinates: 313729, 120468
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9771, -3.2302

Location: Mantle Street, Wellington, Somerset TA21 8AR

Locality: Wellington
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA21 8AR

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Listing Text

(North Side)
No 1 (Old Court)
ST 1320 1/39 25.1.51.
Set back from the road. C16 seat of the Pophams stood here, but was much damaged
in the Civil War. Along the back of the house are 3 rooms with coved ceilings,
evidently part of an ancient structure, also 3 old stone chimneys. Front of
house was added early C19. This is 2 storey 4 window roughcast, the centre being
higher and having modillion cornice to parapet. Glass conservatory across front
with Gothic glazing bars. Vases at corners. Roof has wrought iron bell turret.
Internally one of the older rooms has interesting early C19 plasterwork and Gothic
woodwork detail.

No 1; gatepiers gates and railings at No 1; former coach house and garden wall
at No 1 and No 3 form a group with No 41 Fore Street.

Listing NGR: ST1372920468

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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