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Summerhouse at Language Centre

A Grade II* Listed Building in Taunton Deane, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0201 / 51°1'12"N

Longitude: -3.1113 / 3°6'40"W

OS Eastings: 322146

OS Northings: 125113

OS Grid: ST221251

Mapcode National: GBR M0.J5KP

Mapcode Global: FRA 46CF.3PL

Entry Name: Summerhouse at Language Centre

Listing Date: 4 July 1975

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059936

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269909

Location: Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA1

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Town: Taunton Deane

District Council Ward: Taunton Fairwater

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

1. STAPLEGROVE ROAD
5365
(North-East Side)
Summerhouse at
Language Centre
ST 2225 6/382
II GV
2.
Small rectangular timber framed building set back from the road, formerly the
summerhouse to Nos 86 to 90 (even) and now attached to the Language Centre. Probably
late C19. 2 storeys with lantern rising on roof. Whitewashed walls with black
timberwork. Decorative tile roofs. Lantern has cresting and weathervane. Fixed
diamond leaded lights in wooden frame of lantern. Gablets over 1st floor windows
with facing tiles and paired casements containing panels of painted glass. Ground
floor modernised. Lean-to extension to right. On 1st floor inside is a wood lined
room with walls sloping up to the lantern above. In the heads of the 4 lights
facing west are 4 excellent roundels of painted glass depicting the heads and attributes
of the 4 seasons. This glass is probably by Sir E Burne-Jones. Graded on account
of the glass.

Nos 86 to 90 (even), the Summerhouse at Language Centre The Cottage and the Swiss
Cottage in Linden Grove form a group together with Weir House, Weir Lodge and
Gatepiers.


Listing NGR: ST2214625113

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