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Turle House, Former Coach House, and Front Boundary Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0554 / 51°3'19"N

Longitude: -2.7274 / 2°43'38"W

OS Eastings: 349110

OS Northings: 128703

OS Grid: ST491287

Mapcode National: GBR MK.FSYT

Mapcode Global: FRA 565B.98M

Entry Name: Turle House, Former Coach House, and Front Boundary Railings

Listing Date: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056673

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263015

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

ST49NW SOMERTON CP NORTH STREET (West sidel

9/207 Turle House, former coach house,
and front boundary railings

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GV II

Detached house. Late C18. Local lias stone cut and squared; clay pantiled roof between stepped coped gables; brick end
chimney stacks. L-plan; 3 storeys, 2 bays. Sash windows of 12 panes in plain openings with deep dovetailed stone
lintols, to ground and first floor; to second floor 6 pane casement windows; between bays a 6-panel door with glazed
toplights in plain opening. On north side extending from house a tall wall, some 8 metres long, links the house with an
outbuilding, probably a former coach house, with 3 centre arched doorway. Interior not seen: 1.5 metres from house, set
on low rendered plinth wall, are wrot iron railings with collar and leaf spear finials, with cast urn finials to braced
standards, and matching gates. Known by this name since at least early C20, after J. Turle, born in Somerton, later
organist at Westminster, and well known C19 composer, especially of church chants. His direct connection with house not
yet established.


Listing NGR: ST4911528704

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