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Southill House and Outbuildings

A Grade I Listed Building in Cranmore, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1819 / 51°10'54"N

Longitude: -2.4711 / 2°28'16"W

OS Eastings: 367165

OS Northings: 142627

OS Grid: ST671426

Mapcode National: GBR MW.5ZQ4

Mapcode Global: VH8B2.3KZ9

Entry Name: Southill House and Outbuildings

Listing Date: 2 June 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058567

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268253

Location: Cranmore, Mendip, Somerset, BA4

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Cranmore

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

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Southill House and outbuildings

Small country house in an emparked landscape. Early C18; believed to be refacaded by John Wood the younger, of Bath,
late C18; some C20 addition at rear including a billiard room; also some remains of C17 work. Ashlar, hipped slate
roofs behind parapets, ashlar stacks. Classical style. Three storeys, 3-unit frontage, centre breaks forward slightly,
1:3:1 bays; centre with giant Ionic order, twin end pilasters, similar pilasters between each window, sash windows with
glazing bars in moulded architraves. Side units with panelled corner pilasters, second floor band with guilloche
decoration, tripartite sash windows with glazing bars, first floor windows with aprons, ground floor window to left
blank. Cornice and parapet to side units, cornice to centre raised higher, parapet with balustrading. Central
semi-circular head door opening, balstraded ashlar porch with 3 semi-circular head outer openings, half-glazed inner
door. Range of attached outbuildings to rear including stables; wing with evidence of some C17 remains. Interior with
late C18 staircase, ornamental plasterwork, panelling, doors and fittings. An important example of Wood's work.

Listing NGR: ST6716542627

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