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Latitude: 50.948 / 50°56'52"N
Longitude: -2.8063 / 2°48'22"W
OS Eastings: 343450
OS Northings: 116816
OS Grid: ST434168
Mapcode National: GBR MF.NJV9
Mapcode Global: FRA 560L.VXF
Entry Name: Knapp House
Listing Date: 19 April 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1294890
English Heritage Legacy ID: 264249
Location: South Petherton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA13
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: South Petherton
Built-Up Area: 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
SOUTH PETHERTON CP SOUTH STREET (East side)
7/164 No 1
Detached house. C17 origins, extensively altered in earlier C19. Ham stone ashlar; hipped Welsh slate roof behind high
parapet; stone chimney stacks. Two storeys, 6 bays, of which bays 1 and 2 are set lower and probably of a separate
build. Plinth, cornice, plain parapet: sash windows in plain openings; 16-pane upper bays 1 and 2, 20-pane upper bays
3, 4 and 5; C20 small-pane casements lower bays 1 and 2, then large 20-pane sashes bays 3 and 4; bay 6 is set higher
and has a bow front, with matching windows below but plain sashes above, in pairs of windows set on the curve: to lower
bay 5 an elliptical arch with pair of part-glazed doors, protected by an open stone porch having early pattern Doric
columns and pilasters, paired, with plain entablature and flat roof. Matching 2-bay south front, the upper windows
blind. Interior not seen. The house known as Naphouse by 1778. In 1934 became a Roman Catholic Mass Centre, being
relaced by a new church in 1961; it then became St Elizabeth's House for Elderly Ladies. (VCH, Vol III, 1974).
Listing NGR: ST4345016816
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