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The Hermitage

A Grade II Listed Building in Witham Friary, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1472 / 51°8'50"N

Longitude: -2.3585 / 2°21'30"W

OS Eastings: 375020

OS Northings: 138725

OS Grid: ST750387

Mapcode National: GBR 0TD.4JH

Mapcode Global: VH97S.2FJC

Entry Name: The Hermitage

Listing Date: 27 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295360

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266942

Location: Witham Friary, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Witham Friary

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


8/244 The Hermitage



Hunting Lodge, now dwelling. Probably C15, completely rebuilt c1860 attributed to William Butterfield for Duke of
Somerset. Local limestone rubble, sore ashlar dressed quoins, C20 double span plain tile roof. Rectangular with angular
porch to centre of facade, C20 wing at rear, Gothic. One and a half storeys, 3-bays, stone mullioned windows of
4-lights to either side with trefoil heads, in canted bays with stone hipped roofs; 2-light window to first floor of
porch, below single light ogee headed opening, some blocked. Depressed arch outer door opening, label with elaborate
stops. Ribbed and studded door. Interior contains elaborate depressed arch fireplace in right ground floor room;
gothicised doors and shuttering; reused medieval glass in upper porch window.

Listing NGR: ST7502038725

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