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Hillside East west Hillside

A Grade II Listed Building in Haselbury Plucknett, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9015 / 50°54'5"N

Longitude: -2.7513 / 2°45'4"W

OS Eastings: 347264

OS Northings: 111604

OS Grid: ST472116

Mapcode National: GBR MJ.RDSV

Mapcode Global: FRA 563Q.KXS

Entry Name: Hillside East west Hillside

Listing Date: 18 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056148

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262260

Location: Haselbury Plucknett, South Somerset, Somerset, TA18

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Haselbury Plucknett

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Haselbury Plucknett

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

ST41SE HASELBURY PLUCKNETT CP ---

3/12 West Hillside and Hillside East

II

Pair houses. Dated 1889. Local red brick with yellow brick decorations. Flemish bond, with Ham stone dressings; Welsh
slate roof with plain terra-cotta ridges, plain overhung gables with decorative bargeboards. Brick chimney stacks; the
large central stack, 4 flues set diagonally, forms a tall and prominent feature. Two storeys; north elevation of 6 bays
irregular fenestration, of which bays 2, 3 and 4 form the main block. Stone plinth, coloured brick banding, quoins and
dressings to openings. Bay 1 in form of east crosswing, 2 storeys but cut into hill so that first floor is now a
garage, with doors in north gable. Main block has segmental-arched 2-light casements: bays 5 and 6 narrower on plan and
set lower, all to match. Doorways between bays 2/3 and in a lean-to against lower bay 5: single-storey projection from
between bays 3/4 having large chimney stack at north end. East end gable has projecting chimney stack and a datestone,
shield-shaped, reading VP/1889. South elevation to match. Interiors not seen. The pair of houses built on the site of a
brickworts and sawmills, on a prominent hillside site overlooking the village, presumably intended to promote the use
of brickwork in what is a predominantly stone area. Some brickworks buildings survive to the north of the houses, but
now adapted and not of special interest. Haselbury Brickyard was owned by the Portman family and presumably the
initials 'VP' refer to a member of that family.


Listing NGR: ST4726411604

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