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Somerton Randle

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0536 / 51°3'13"N

Longitude: -2.7151 / 2°42'54"W

OS Eastings: 349977

OS Northings: 128498

OS Grid: ST499284

Mapcode National: GBR MK.FXN3

Mapcode Global: FRA 566B.G2T

Entry Name: Somerton Randle

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Last Amended: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307500

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262959

Location: Somerton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Somerton

Built-Up Area: Somerton (South Somerset)

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST49NE SOMERTON CP LODGE HILL (East side, off)

4/153 Somerton Randle
(formerly listed as Somerton
Erleigh and outbuildings
immediately to East)
17.4.59

GV II


Large detached house. Late C18, extensively remodelled 1846. Local lias ashlar stone with Ham stone dressings; hipped
Welsh slate roof behind parapets; stone chimney stacks. Two storeys; north elevation of 7 bays, of which the first 4
represent the addition of 1846. Plinth, band course, cornice, shallow parapet; main block has 12-pane sash windows in
plain openings with flat voussoired arches, those to bays 5, 6 and 7 on larger scale; bay 6 projects, with a Ham stone
Tuscan open portico, with 4 columns on a 2-step base and full entablature, framing a pair of doors with radial glazed
rectangular fanlight in architraved surround; above this a Venetian window and in gable pediment a panel with Adamesque
decoration : bays 1 to 4 have 9-pane sash windows set lower, bay 4 cutting into main block; to lower bay 1 a glazed
door in architraved surround under hood mould. Return elevation on west side of 2 matching bays. south garden front of
7 bays, with 12-pane sash windows above and 15-pane below, French doors to bays 2, 4 and 6 : a later extension extends
southwards from east corner as a single-storey wing. Interior not seen. (VCH, Volume III, 1974).


Listing NGR: ST4998928489

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