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Old Bridge House

A Grade II Listed Building in South Petherton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9438 / 50°56'37"N

Longitude: -2.7859 / 2°47'9"W

OS Eastings: 344878

OS Northings: 116338

OS Grid: ST448163

Mapcode National: GBR MG.NXP0

Mapcode Global: FRA 561M.4FT

Entry Name: Old Bridge House

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1178062

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264184

Location: South Petherton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA13

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: South Petherton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: South Petherton with the Seavingtons and the Lambrooks

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

SOUTH PETHERTON CP
ST41NW
DRAYTON
Old Bridge House
2/100

19.4.61
II

Detached house, C16 origins, altered in C17 and C18. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate roof between coped gables, that to
north-west gable having a finial with weathervane; brick chimney stacks. 'T'-plan; 2 storeys with attics, south-west
elevation of 5 bays, of which bay 2 is projecting 2-storey porch, and bay 5 is the end gable of a south crosswing.
Plinth; leaded mullioned windows in simple architraves, all 2-light, with rectangular-leaded panes and iron-framed
opening lights, to bays 1 to 4, including the upper level of porch; attic window to bay 5 is ovolo-mould in wave-mould
recess, with label: doorway to porch has segmental arch with beaded surround; above is a coped gable with finial and
carving to crown. North-west gable has further ovolo-mould window at ground level, with label. South-east elevation of
3 bays to match, all beaded mullioned windows with transomes, the centre window set at mezzanine level and deeper, and
immediately under this a boarded door in beaded surround. Interior not seen, but reported is a hall- house plan
modified; cambered-arched chamfered hall fireplace and doorway to match, some stud and panel partitions. House
described as 'a pretty house', built by Brome Johnson (died 1586). (VCH, Vol III, 1974; VAG Report, unpublished SR0,
May 1980).


Listing NGR: ST4487816338

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