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Hill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Otterhampton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1791 / 51°10'44"N

Longitude: -3.0737 / 3°4'25"W

OS Eastings: 325043

OS Northings: 142755

OS Grid: ST250427

Mapcode National: GBR M2.5WNK

Mapcode Global: VH7D8.NMXG

Entry Name: Hill House

Listing Date: 29 March 1963

Last Amended: 24 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059046

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268926

Location: Otterhampton, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Otterhampton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST24SE OTTERHAMPTON CP

4/80 Hill House
(formerly listed as Hill House
[St Hilda's Girls School])
29.3.63

- II

Marked on OS map as Pikestock School. Country house, now religious retreat. Mid C18 for Everard family. Coursed and
squared rubble, roughcast, plinth band, moulded strings at sill levels, plain band at first floor level, moulded
cornice, parapet with plain coping, felted roof, brick stacks. Symmetrical garden frontage; two storeys and attics,
2:1:2 bays, 12-pane sash windows, centre bay breaks forward under an open pediment, first floor window with an
emphasised dressed stone surround, moulded stone cornice on brackets; below the window an heraldic achievement. Central
Venetian door-opening in a moulded stone surround a pilaster between each unit, 8-pane sash to each side, central
half-glazed door, fanlight, emphasised keystone, above the whole a cornice. Shallow 2-storey segmental bow-window to
each return, sash windows with glazing bars, crenellated parapets. Elaborate plaster ceiling in the Adam style to left
ground floor room; fireplace to right ground floor room in an early C19 fluted marble surround; hall with a screen of
columns; co-eval staircase; further fine co-eval fireplaces to first floor. Outbuildings and C20 alterations to rear
not of special interest.


Listing NGR: ST2504342755

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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