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Buckland House, Durston

Description: Buckland House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 270609

OS Grid Reference: ST3012328012
OS Grid Coordinates: 330123, 128012
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0472, -2.9982

Location: A361, Durston, Somerset TA3 5AH

Locality: Durston
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA3 5AH

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Listing Text


7/98 Buckland House
(formerly listed as Buckland



House on site of preceptory and priory. Late C18 altered circa 1840, Rendered over rubble shallow pitched hipped slate
roof North front, South front overhanging eaves with soffit boards, brick stacks, Plan: double pile set into hillside.
North front: 3 storeys, 3 bays, 9 pane sash windows second floor, 12 pane sash windows first floor, centre one blind,
groundfloor 16 pane sash windows, flanking flat roof aluminium porch, plank door. South front: 2 storey with recessed
wings and C20 fenestration, Interior: groundfloor North front 2 cell and cross passage with large cells set into hill
side with internal arcade. Stair originally rose for ground floor but now resited above. Remians of medieval coffin
plate set in floor of cellar, otherwise no evidence that building includes part of the preceptary or priory, though it
is an unusual plan and might be called a Janus house.

Listing NGR: ST3012328012

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Source: English Heritage

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