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Latitude: 51.1538 / 51°9'13"N
Longitude: -2.891 / 2°53'27"W
OS Eastings: 337781
OS Northings: 139770
OS Grid: ST377397
Mapcode National: GBR MB.7MD3
Mapcode Global: VH7DK.V80B
Entry Name: The Tower House
Listing Date: 24 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1060123
English Heritage Legacy ID: 269461
Location: Chilton Polden, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA7
Civil Parish: Chilton Polden
Built-Up Area: Chilton Polden
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Church of England Parish: Polden Wheel
Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells
CHILTON POLDEN CP BROADWAY (North side)
9/22 No 71
(The Tower House)
House. Late C18/early C19. Rendered and colourwashed, moulded stone cornice,
parapet with coping, coped verges, brick stacks, double-Roman tile and slate
roof. Two storeys and attic, 3 bays, sash windows with glazing bars, late C19
canted bay on left of ground floor, tile roof, sash windows with glazing bars.
Central semi-circular head door opening, 6-panelled door, fanlight with
radiating glazing bars and central stained glass panel with achievement; stone
Doric portico with 2 fluted columns, triglyph frieze. Interior with coeval
doors, staircase, ornamental plasterwork, chimney pieces and fitted bookcases.
Home of William Stradling in early-mid C19; an antiquarian and collector, he
built the adjacent grotto (qv).
Listing NGR: ST3778139770
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