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Latitude: 51.0472 / 51°2'49"N
Longitude: -2.9982 / 2°59'53"W
OS Eastings: 330123
OS Northings: 128012
OS Grid: ST301280
Mapcode National: GBR M5.GB8C
Mapcode Global: FRA 46LB.ZR6
Entry Name: Buckland House
Listing Date: 25 February 1955
Last Amended: 17 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1176285
English Heritage Legacy ID: 270609
Location: Durston, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA3
District: Taunton Deane
Civil Parish: Durston
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST32NW DURSTON CP
7/98 Buckland House
(formerly listed as Buckland
House on site of preceptory and priory. Late C18 altered circa 1840, Rendered over rubble shallow pitched hipped slate
roof North front, South front overhanging eaves with soffit boards, brick stacks, Plan: double pile set into hillside.
North front: 3 storeys, 3 bays, 9 pane sash windows second floor, 12 pane sash windows first floor, centre one blind,
groundfloor 16 pane sash windows, flanking flat roof aluminium porch, plank door. South front: 2 storey with recessed
wings and C20 fenestration, Interior: groundfloor North front 2 cell and cross passage with large cells set into hill
side with internal arcade. Stair originally rose for ground floor but now resited above. Remians of medieval coffin
plate set in floor of cellar, otherwise no evidence that building includes part of the preceptary or priory, though it
is an unusual plan and might be called a Janus house.
Listing NGR: ST3012328012
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