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Horton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Horton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9312 / 50°55'52"N

Longitude: -2.9616 / 2°57'41"W

OS Eastings: 332521

OS Northings: 115075

OS Grid: ST325150

Mapcode National: GBR M7.PMHP

Mapcode Global: FRA 46PN.21Q

Entry Name: Horton House

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174810

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263943

Location: Horton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Horton

Built-Up Area: Horton (South Somerset)

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

HORTON CP -
ST31NW
2/52
Horton House
4.2.58

GV II

the entry shall be amended to read:-

ST31NW HORTON CP -

2/52 Horton House

-

GV II

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HORTON CP -
ST31NW
2/52 Horton House
4.2.58

GV II

(Higher Horton Farmhouse on OS map; also known as The Firs). Detached farmhouse. Possibly C15, much modified c1900. Ham
stone and local stone roughly cut and squared, some ashlar; Welsh slate roof between stepped coped gables; brick and
stone chimney stacks. Two storeys, 4-bay south elevation, with projecting 2-storey porch to bay 3. Pairs of sash
windows with 4-pane upper casements and plain below, in lias stone surrounds with voussoired and keystoned flat arches;
projecting porch has angled corner buttresses, eaves string with gargoyles and battlemented parapet, near-triangular
moulded outer arch with attached shafts, no label, and above a 3-light hollow-chamfered mullioned window in hollow
recess without label; to left of porch a projecting chimney stack with gabled top; similar projecting stack to west
gable; to right of porch a slight projection for circular staircase, with 2-unit upper stairlight. C19/C20 extension to
rear. Interior not seen, but reported is a cross passage 3-room plan, with chamfered beams to east room which has a
modified gable fireplace with possible smoke bay; centre room has 9-panel ceiling with moulded beams, west room a 4 x 4
panelled ceiling with reused C15 doorway; some arch-braced collar trusses to roof, some resting on shield corbels, two
tiers of windbraces removed. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, June 1982).


Listing NGR: ST3251815075

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