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Monmouth House

A Grade II Listed Building in Henstridge, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.988 / 50°59'16"N

Longitude: -2.4102 / 2°24'36"W

OS Eastings: 371304

OS Northings: 121040

OS Grid: ST713210

Mapcode National: GBR MZ.L35R

Mapcode Global: FRA 56VH.LVP

Entry Name: Monmouth House

Listing Date: 15 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295745

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261811

Location: Henstridge, South Somerset, Somerset, BA8

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Henstridge

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


3/75 Monmouth House


House. C17, but much modified in C20. Local stone coursed rubble with ashlar dressings; plain clay roof over stone
slate base courses between coped gables; brick end chimney stacks. 'H'-plan, 2 storeys, 3 bay South elevation. 2-light
hollow chamfered mullioned windows with flat surrounds and hood moulds, leaded panes with one iron-framed opening light
to each window. Entrance in East side, which is double gabled, with central timber and stone porch; lower bay 1 window
of early pattern, remainder this side apparently early C20 - above this window a datestone 'M 1685' which may not be
original. Interior not seen, House formerly known as Priory House, as it is said to have been a Tudor house utilising
stone from the Benedictine Yenston Priory, a cell of the French Abbey of St, Cever, which stood West of this house; the
outbuildings said to contain traces of the Priory outbuildings. (Wakeford, A History of Henstridge, 1953).

Listing NGR: ST7130421040

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