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A Grade II Listed Building in Yeovil, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9455 / 50°56'43"N

Longitude: -2.6373 / 2°38'14"W

OS Eastings: 355326

OS Northings: 116421

OS Grid: ST553164

Mapcode National: GBR MN.NRNM

Mapcode Global: FRA 56CL.VTP

Entry Name: Swallowcliffe

Listing Date: 17 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056506

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261385

Location: Yeovil, South Somerset, Somerset, BA20

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Yeovil

Built-Up Area: Yeovil

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


KINGSTONE (West side)
No 20 (Swallowcliffe)

Town house, (now County Court Offices). Circa 1830. Rendered (and lined to imitate ashlar) and colourwashed; hipped Welsh slate roof with wide soffite.

East facade of two storeys, three bays, having central stone Roman Doric porch of good projection with unfluted columns and pilasters and full entablature; over the six-panel door is a plain semi-circular fanlight: to either side are twelve-pane with margin sash windows with radial deadlights over set in semi-circular arched niches: at first floor level three twelve-pane sashes in plain openings.

The interior (not fully inspected) has the original staircase and some good plasterwork, especially cornices and a plaster vaulted ceiling to the entrance hall, as well as a number of Regency style doors and architraves at ground floor level (upstairs is modified for fire regulations). (The sundry outbuildings and No 19B, on same site, not included in the listing).

Listing NGR: ST5532616421

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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