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Description: Watch House, Retaining Walls to the River and Garage
Date Listed: 16 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 33467
OS Grid Reference: ST5263376082
OS Grid Coordinates: 352633, 176082
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4817, -2.6835
ST 57 NW EASTON-IN-GORDANO WATCH HOUSE ROAD (north end)
2/72 Watch House, Retaining Walls to
the River and Garage
Customs house, now a private house, retaining walls to the river and former
boathouse, now a garage. Dated 1850. Rubble; hipped slate roof; coursed
rubble stacks. Single storey on battered, dressed ashlar plinth to riverside.
The north-east (riverside) elevation has 1:3:1 bays, the outer ones are advanced
as wings under hipped roofs and with quoins; glazing bar sash windows in dressed
stone surrounds with cills on brackets; outer bays have tripartite windows.
The battered plinth returns for approximately 5 yards to the south-east as a
retaining wall for the garden. The south-west (land) elevation is L-plan:
3 bays, glazing bar sash windows in dressed stone surrounds with cills on
brackets. Panelled door in projecting porch in re-entrant angle; further
panelled door (formerly to the customs office) in projecting porch on north-west
gable. One yard to the south-east is the former boathouse, now a garage;
rubble with dressed ashlar quoins and voussoirs, hipped slate roof; segmental
headed doorway at north-west end.
Listing NGR: ST5263376082
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Source: English Heritage
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