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The Old Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.055 / 51°3'18"N

Longitude: -2.728 / 2°43'40"W

OS Eastings: 349073

OS Northings: 128658

OS Grid: ST490286

Mapcode National: GBR MK.FSSS

Mapcode Global: FRA 565B.H13

Entry Name: The Old Hall

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056690

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262955

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 COW SQUARE (West side)

9/149 The Old Hall

17.4.59

GV II


Detached House. C18, but with earlier fragments. Local lias stone cut and squared, with Ham stone dressings; clay
pantile clad Mansard roof with stone slate base courses, between coped gables; brick end chimney stacks. Double roof
plan; 2 storeys with attics, 5 bays. Sash windows of 12 panes set flush with wall, the lower windows under a continuous
string course, the upper windows having timber lintels; two pitched roof dormer windows with initials LOE/LOA in
pediments; projecting stone open porch with solid sides, having Ionic columns carrying full entablature, framing a tall
door of 6-panels with 'Y'-traceried toplight set in architraved surround. On south side a projecting attic oriel
window, with gabletted finial and weathervane. Interior not seen. Known as the Old Hall since at least 1661, it may
well stand on the site of the former Hall of Pleas, Somerton having been the County Town of Somerset between 1278 and
1366. (VCH, Volume III, 1974).


Listing NGR: ST4907328658

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