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Gothic Villa, and Front Boundary Wall, Railings and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Cary, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0897 / 51°5'23"N

Longitude: -2.5149 / 2°30'53"W

OS Eastings: 364034

OS Northings: 132393

OS Grid: ST640323

Mapcode National: GBR MV.CLN0

Mapcode Global: FRA 56M7.N1K

Entry Name: Gothic Villa, and Front Boundary Wall, Railings and Gates

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056238

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261978

Location: Castle Cary, South Somerset, Somerset, BA7

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Castle Cary

Built-Up Area: Castle Cary

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

CASTLE CARY CP BAILEY HILL (West side)
ST6432
6/45 Gothic Villa, and front boundary
wall, railings and gates

GV II
Town house, now flats. Mid C19. Cary stone cut and squared with bands and dressings of grey lias and Doulting stone;
double Roman clay tile roofs with overhung gables having elaborately ornamental bargeboards; brick chimney stacks. Two
storeys; 4 bays, of which bay 1 is wider, slightly projecting and gabled. Lias stone plinth and band course; 4-pane
sash windows with margins in toothed lias stone surrounds with Doulting keystoned lintols; gabled light to bay l; to
left of this bay a part glazed door in matching openings, with a similar door to lower bay 2. Interiors not seen. To
east of house, and connected to north-east corner, a low stone wall with rounded top course on which are set cast- iron
railings about one metre high with fleur-de-lys/ spearhead points, with matching gates opposite both doorways, flanked
by ashlar piers with heavily detailed pyramidal caps. In a prominent position at the highest point of Bailey Hill.


Listing NGR: ST6403232388

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