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Maypole Knap House

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.054 / 51°3'14"N

Longitude: -2.739 / 2°44'20"W

OS Eastings: 348296

OS Northings: 128551

OS Grid: ST482285

Mapcode National: GBR MJ.FXJ4

Mapcode Global: FRA 564B.JQD

Entry Name: Maypole Knap House

Listing Date: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056681

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263039

Location: Somerton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Somerton

Built-Up Area: Somerton (South Somerset)

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST4828 SOMERTON CP WATER LANE (East side)

8/231 Maypole Knap House

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GV II

Detached House. Early C19. Local lias stone roughly cut and squared; Welsh slate roof to higher portion, clay pantiles
to remainder; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3 and 4 bays. Small pane 2-light casement windows of earlier pattern
with deep stone lintols, no window upper bay 2; the window to upper bay 4 set into the lower roof, and below it a
6-panel door set under a flat stone hood on corbel brackets; to bay 5 a single light window only, and bays 6 and 7
higher level casements only. Interior not seen. Forms good group with The Manse (qv) and Lomans (qv). House takes its
name from the nearby field, which was the site of the annual May Day festivities until c1940.


Listing NGR: ST4829628551

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