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Lowton Manor and Mounting Block at Rear, Pitminster

Description: Lowton Manor and Mounting Block at Rear

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 271058

OS Grid Reference: ST1991718405
OS Grid Coordinates: 319917, 118405
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9595, -3.1416

Location: Greenway Lane, Pitminster, Somerset TA3 7SX

Locality: Pitminster
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA3 7SX

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Listing Text

Lowton Manor and mounting block
at rear
House. Early C18, altered probably 1920s. Squared and coursed chert rubble and other
local stones, red sandstone rubble quoins and jambs to windows, chert stone voussoirs,
hipped West Somerset slate roof, coped verges to gable ends at rear altered to half hips.
U-plan with stair inserted between wings at rear, service wing set back at right return.
Two storeys, 5 bays; all 12-pane sash windows, central pedimnted Tuscan Doric doorcase
with 6-panel double doors; left return with C20 full-height steel casement bay. Rear
elevation: 2 storeys with attic, quoins, irregular rusticated surround to central full
height glazed stair light, elliptical headed doorway with rusticated surround,C20 door,
service wing set at right angles. Interior not seen.The entrance was resited on the rear
elevation when the stair was inserted probably in the 1920s, and the main elevation
became the garden front. Mounting block set on rear elevation.
Formerly known as Lowton House. (Photograph in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST1991718405

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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