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The Battlements, Thornfalcon

Description: The Battlements

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 270923

OS Grid Reference: ST2762623723
OS Grid Coordinates: 327626, 123723
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0083, -3.0329

Location: Thorn Lane, Thornfalcon, Somerset TA3 5NQ

Locality: Thornfalcon
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA3 5NQ

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Listing Text

THORNFALCON CP A358 (North side)

5/143 The Battlements


- II

School now house. Built by the Chisholm-Batten family. Early-mid C19, enlarged late C19. Roughcast over rubble, slate
roofs behind crenellations and parapets, brick stacks at rear. Plan: double pile with addition right. Castellated
picturesque style. Two storeys, 2:1:2 bays, first gabled centre bay breaks forward with pinnacles and coat of arms in
apex, first floor left 2 many-paned pointed arch casements under one hoodmould, centre 12-pane sash window under
hoodmould, right two 4-pane sash windows under one hoodmould, ground floor left 2 pointed arch casements under one hood
mould, right 4-light mullioned window under hood mould, centre crenellated projecting doorcase with semi-circular
arched opening; left pair blind window openings under hood moulds right end bay, left under lower crenellated roof line
2 pointed arch casements under hoodmould with similar projecting crenellated doorcase and semicircular arched head
door. Probably separate entrances for boys and girls.

Listing NGR: ST2762623723

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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