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The Admirals Seat, About 650 Metres North North East of Cricket House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cricket St. Thomas, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8773 / 50°52'38"N

Longitude: -2.8905 / 2°53'25"W

OS Eastings: 337444

OS Northings: 109021

OS Grid: ST374090

Mapcode National: GBR MB.T1HL

Mapcode Global: FRA 46TS.CQQ

Entry Name: The Admirals Seat, About 650 Metres North North East of Cricket House

Listing Date: 30 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177160

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262144

Location: Cricket St. Thomas, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Cricket St. Thomas

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Cricket St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

The Admiral's Seat, about 650
metres north-north-east of of
Cricket House


Garden house. bated 1795. As Sir John Soane was working here 1786-1807 it was probably his design. Squared flint,
alternate stones boasted and recessed; Ham stone ashlar dressings; stone slate roof between stepped coped gables.
Sinqle- storey, rectangular on plan. Plinth, hexagonal corner pilasters with hollowed faces, string course; below
string a moulded cambered-arched doorway with square label; above, a 3- light window with 3-centre-arched lights under
square label, now blind but retaining external vertical ironwork: above this a datestone of 1595, and below another
stone another stone incised 'erected 1795', Plain interior, The building in poor condition (October 1986), This little
building may incorporate fragments of the earlier house, said to have been demolished or burnt down in later C18 if so
it suggests a date for the earlier house, and thus comemorated the bi- centenary of its construction, (VCH Somerset,
Vo1 IV, 1978, pl35).

Listing NGR: ST3744409021

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