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Stable Block, About 25 Metres North of Poundisford Lodge, Pitminster

Description: Stable Block, About 25 Metres North of Poundisford Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 271085

OS Grid Reference: ST2225720819
OS Grid Coordinates: 322257, 120819
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9815, -3.1088

Location: Pitminster, Somerset TA3 7AE

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

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Listing Text

6/142 Stable block, about 25 m north of
Poundisford Lodge
Former stables with coach house, cider house and cartshed adjoining. Eastern range
possibly late C18, altered c1840 and linked by archway to balancing western range. Chert
random rubble, lower courses of dressed lias and sandstone in western range gable end,
quoins, slate roofs, coped verges. U-plan facing roughly south, former stable and coach
house east range with shelter shed at rear, to west stables with cider house and loft
over, cartshed addition linked by 3-bay wall fronting driveway to Poundisford Lodge (qv).
South front: gable ended outer bays with 2-light Tudor arch head attic windows under
hood moulds, pedimented ogee headed carriageway entrance centre flanked by 2 ogee headed
archways linked by vermiculated entablature. Facade of western range facing onto stable
yard, square headed openings in outer bays,pair of elliptical headed carriageway openings
centre. Eastern range irregular fenestration, 3 square headed openings and pair of Tudor
arch head windows with pair of painted arch head windows, both under hood moulds;
pyramid slate roofed cartshed abutting gable end. Interior: shaft drive and machinery for
cider making. The western range appears to be brick faced with chert rubble and is thought
to be earlier.

Listing NGR: ST2225720819

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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