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High Littleton House

A Grade II Listed Building in High Littleton, Bath and North East Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3199 / 51°19'11"N

Longitude: -2.5095 / 2°30'34"W

OS Eastings: 364592

OS Northings: 157984

OS Grid: ST645579

Mapcode National: GBR JV.X1GT

Mapcode Global: VH89G.G360

Entry Name: High Littleton House

Listing Date: 21 September 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136525

English Heritage Legacy ID: 32815

Location: High Littleton, Bath and North East Somerset, BS39

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: High Littleton

Built-Up Area: High Littleton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST 65 NW HIGH LITTLETON HIGH STREET (east side)

6/75 High Littleton House
21.9.60
II

House. Circa 1710 with early C19 service addition and alterations. Squared,
dressed and coursed stone to north facade, ashlar to south front, irregular
coursed rubble to side walls. Freestone dressings, copings, quoins, slate roof.
3 storeys and basement, 5 bay north front with 1 storey left hand service addition.
Basement has keyed oculi either side of central door and cross mullioned windows
with segmental heads. Similar cross mullions with leaded pane glazing to all
3 storeys but those in the top storey have straight heads. Central doorway with
moulded architrave and triple keyed head. Stone doorcase with Ionic pilasters,
pulvinated frieze and entablature which develops into string course. 8 panel
2-leaf door with top 4 panels glazed. Chamfered and rusticated quoins, moulded
string courses and cornice. Stone balustrade enclosing basement area returned to
walls at each end. Double span roof with end stone stacks. Early C19 south
front with 12 x 6 pane sashes to ground floor, 6 pane sashes to lst floor and
3 segmental headed dormers. Central Tuscan Doric porch, glazed door.
Interior. Ground floor right hand room has 1 raised and fielded panel wall.
Circa 1710 staircase with ramped handrail and thin balusters possibly resited.
(Pevsner, Buildings of England : North Somerset and Bristol, 1958).


Listing NGR: ST6459257984

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