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Montys Court, Norton Fitzwarren

Description: Montys Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 270661

OS Grid Reference: ST1782226340
OS Grid Coordinates: 317822, 126340
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0305, -3.1732

Location: B3227, Norton Fitzwarren, Somerset TA4 1BT

Locality: Norton Fitzwarren
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 1BT

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Listing Text


4/153 Montys Court



House. Circa 1840. Probably by Richard Carver, for Sir John Slade. Roughcast, stone plinth, Ham stone
dressings, slate roof, gable fronted, coped verges with kneelers, paired octagonal buff brick stacks on
Ashlar plinth. Plan: main block left, recessed service wing right. Tudor style. Two and a half and 2
storeys, 3:3 bays. all window openings under square hoodmoulds with flat rusticated surrounds, windows left
2 and 3-light mullioned windows, ground floor 3-light mullioned and transomed windows flanking single storey
castellated porch, depressed 4-centred arch moulded doorcase, decorative spandrels, panelled double doors,
heraldic achievement above with motto 'Fidus et audax', side-lights, mullioned 4-light windows to recessed
wing right. Long 1:3 bay garden front left return, full height canted bay. Interior not sighted. The
house took its name from Montys Farm (not included) to the North. Richard Carver worked far, the Slade family
at Maunsel, North Newton and is known to have been working at Monty's Court in 1844.

Listing NGR: ST1782226340

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Source: English Heritage

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