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Yarlington House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Yarlington, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0568 / 51°3'24"N

Longitude: -2.4876 / 2°29'15"W

OS Eastings: 365923

OS Northings: 128724

OS Grid: ST659287

Mapcode National: GBR MW.FML8

Mapcode Global: FRA 56PB.6Q7

Entry Name: Yarlington House

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056215

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262124

Location: Yarlington, South Somerset, Somerset, BA9

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Yarlington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

YARLINGTON CP LODGE HILL (South side)
ST62NE
4/191 Yarlington House
24.3.61
GV II*

Detached country house. Built 1782 for John Rogers, extended 1911. Cary stone roughly cut and squared, but with red
brick east and south facades having boulting stone dressings; hipped Welsh slate roof; brick chimney stacks with
moulded stone caps. Two storeys with attics; east elevation of 3 bays, of which the centre projects slightly and has a
gabled parapet. Plinth, band course, cornice and plain parapet with moulded coping; 12-pane sash window in
architraves, that to the centre first floor having ears and heels; lower outer bays have Venetian windows, and central
bay has doorway with Tuscan pilaster surround with full entablature under flat hood, flanked by 2 slim sash windows in
shell-head architraved panels, but these are C20 additions. South elevation of 9 bays to match, of which bays 5 to 9
are of C18, and bays 1 to 4 are of 1911; some minor variations of detail, including French door with anse-de-panier
arched head to lower bay 4. On west side a flat-roofed extension with parapet and ball finials to corners. North
elevation rather plain, and modified in the C20; main entrance now in this elevation. The interior of the house seems
little altered, and has 6- panel doors in panelled reveals, almost Regency in style; plain dadoes; a variety of ceiling
cove mouldings of C18; fine curved cantilevered wood staircase on north side: one good C18 fireplace in hall; the
remainder removed at some time, but now replaced with a variety of French C18 fireplaces, including one in marble and
one in scagliola. The C20 additions nicely detailed.


Listing NGR: ST6592328724

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