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The Tower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chilton Polden, Somerset

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060123

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269461

Location: Chilton Polden, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA7

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

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

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Listing Text

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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