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Ansford House

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Cary, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0931 / 51°5'35"N

Longitude: -2.5124 / 2°30'44"W

OS Eastings: 364213

OS Northings: 132768

OS Grid: ST642327

Mapcode National: GBR MV.CF8Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 56M7.H15

Entry Name: Ansford House

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177392

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261993

Location: Castle Cary, South Somerset, Somerset, BA7

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Castle Cary

Built-Up Area: Castle Cary

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

CASTLE CARY CP CUMNOCK ROAD (South side)
ST6432
6/60 Ansford House
24.3.61
GV II

Detached house. Later C18, possibly on earlier foundations. Cary stone ashlar facade
with Doulting dressings, otherwise coursed rubble over ashlar plinth; asbestos cement
slate roof between coped gables; rendered chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic,
5 bays. Large 16-pane sash windows in plain openings with voussoired flat heads;
to lower bay 4 a 6-panelled door set in semi-circular arched doorway under cast-iron
fanlight; arch has moulded imposts and arch architrave, all flanked by attached Doric
columns carrying full entablature with triglyphs, metopes, etc. and pedimented hood.
On west gable later windows, but basement plinth has a 2-light chamfer-mullioned window
without label and a C18 studded boarded door with iron barred open fanlight over. Interior not seen.


Listing NGR: ST6421832768

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