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Leavers' Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0537 / 51°3'13"N

Longitude: -2.7297 / 2°43'46"W

OS Eastings: 348951

OS Northings: 128517

OS Grid: ST489285

Mapcode National: GBR MK.FS9R

Mapcode Global: FRA 565B.GCK

Entry Name: Leavers' Court

Listing Date: 7 January 1976

Last Amended: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056642

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263047

Location: Somerton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Somerton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST4828 SOMERTON CP WEST STREET (North side)

8/239 Leavers' Court
(formerly listed as Two Houses
west of entrance to Wesleyan
Chapel)

7.1.76

GV II

House, in row. Origins of c1500. Local lias stone cut and squared to undercroft, rendering on timber frame above; clay
double Roman tiles with simple gables; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys, 2 bays: 2 light small pane casements
above; below C19 infill, possibly under former jetty; bay 1 has double garage door under shaped timber lintol, then
late C20 panelled door under rectangular fanlight, then 16-pane sash windows: traces of an apparently 4 bay timber
frame at first floor level. VCR records that from at least 1672 this was the Nag's Head Inn; it was divided into two
houses in C19 and refronted; remains of moulded bressumer of late C15 or early C16; side wall of yard entry is of stud
and panel construction; yard is flagged with stone sett lane behind; late extension to rear. (VCH, Volume III,
1974).


Listing NGR: ST4895128517

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