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Swan House, Milverton

Description: Swan House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 September 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 270507

OS Grid Reference: ST1201425787
OS Grid Coordinates: 312014, 125787
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0247, -3.2559

Location: 1 Woodbarton, Milverton, Somerset TA4 1JN

Locality: Milverton
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 1JN

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-

(North West side)

11/10001 Swan House


House. Late C17, refronted and extended in early and mid C19;
refronted c1900. Built of sandstone rubble with roughcast
front; concrete tile roof, hipped to right; early C19 brick
left-end stack and ridge stack finished in mid C20 brick.
3-room plan with parlour to left, central hall of narrow width
with stack backing onto entrance passage and service end to
right; early C19 and C20 rear wings.
2 storeys; 4-window range. Early C19 pedimented doorcase with
Tuscan columns to reeded frieze; panelled reveals; 6-panelled
door with iron knocker. c1900 bay window to leftwith horned
sashes and bracketed eaves; C19 3-light casements left of door
and to first floor, with iron opening casements; mid C20 shop
window to right.
Early C19 rear left rear wing with slate roof, rendered end
stack and 2-light iron casements with leaded lights; mid C19
workshop wing further to rear, of brick with gabled slate roof
and C19 eight-pane casements. Late C20 rear right wing,
rendered with concrete tile roof.
Interior noted as having original and C18 joinery including
panelled doors and staircase; chamfered beams and 2 open
fireplaces to ground floor; ground-floor room to left has a
notable surviving example of a late C17 plaster ceiling,
divided into 12 panels by quartered beams and with moulded
cornicing to 2 central panels with ornamental centres to
moulded roundels.

Listing NGR: ST1202025790

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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