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Stoke House, Stoke St Mary

Description: Stoke House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 270920

OS Grid Reference: ST2671022198
OS Grid Coordinates: 326710, 122198
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9945, -3.0457

Location: Stoke St Mary, Somerset TA3 5BZ

Locality: Stoke St Mary
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA3 5BZ

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Listing Text



5/132 Stoke House


- II

House. Circa 1810. Render grooved as ashlar over brick, shallow pitched hipped slate roof behind parapet without
cornice, brick stacks at rear. Double pile. Three storeys, 3 bays; upper 2 storeys full height recessed segmental
headed panels containing 12-pane sashes second floor, first floor left 2 pairs of French windows, centre pair with
diamond paned light above, 15-pane sash window right, fronted by 7-bay wooden arcade, semi-circular headed arches
except for pointed arches in outer bays and on glazed returns, circles in spandrels, resting on 5-bay semi-circular
headed arched open loggia, of rendered brick, square headed returns, central pair of half glazed double doors flanked
by 2 semi-circular headed blind niches. Left return, moulded cornice below parapet, irregular fenestration, 2-storey
canted bay towards rear with 16-pane sash windows above C20 French windows. Interior not seen, said to contain good
stair, Said by present owners (December 1984) to have been built for Lord Portman's agent. Occupies a prominent
position on the hillside looking across the Vale of Taunton. In poor condition at time of survey.

Listing NGR: ST2671022198

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Source: English Heritage

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