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Montys Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Norton Fitzwarren, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0305 / 51°1'49"N

Longitude: -3.1732 / 3°10'23"W

OS Eastings: 317822

OS Northings: 126340

OS Grid: ST178263

Mapcode National: GBR LY.H7XD

Mapcode Global: FRA 467D.9L6

Entry Name: Montys Court

Listing Date: 25 February 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060472

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270661

Location: Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Norton Fitzwarren

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST12NE NORTON FITZWARREN CP


4/153 Montys Court


25.2.55

II

House. Circa 1840. Probably by Richard Carver, for Sir John Slade. Roughcast, stone plinth, Ham stone
dressings, slate roof, gable fronted, coped verges with kneelers, paired octagonal buff brick stacks on
Ashlar plinth. Plan: main block left, recessed service wing right. Tudor style. Two and a half and 2
storeys, 3:3 bays. all window openings under square hoodmoulds with flat rusticated surrounds, windows left
2 and 3-light mullioned windows, ground floor 3-light mullioned and transomed windows flanking single storey
castellated porch, depressed 4-centred arch moulded doorcase, decorative spandrels, panelled double doors,
heraldic achievement above with motto 'Fidus et audax', side-lights, mullioned 4-light windows to recessed
wing right. Long 1:3 bay garden front left return, full height canted bay. Interior not sighted. The
house took its name from Montys Farm (not included) to the North. Richard Carver worked far, the Slade family
at Maunsel, North Newton and is known to have been working at Monty's Court in 1844.


Listing NGR: ST1782226340

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