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Latitude: 51.0083 / 51°0'29"N
Longitude: -3.0329 / 3°1'58"W
OS Eastings: 327626
OS Northings: 123723
OS Grid: ST276237
Mapcode National: GBR M4.JMG7
Mapcode Global: FRA 46JG.46W
Entry Name: The Battlements
Listing Date: 21 February 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1307513
English Heritage Legacy ID: 270923
Location: Thornfalcon, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA3
District: Taunton Deane
Civil Parish: Thornfalcon
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
THORNFALCON CP A358 (North side)
5/143 The Battlements
School now house. Built by the Chisholm-Batten family. Early-mid C19, enlarged late C19. Roughcast over rubble, slate
roofs behind crenellations and parapets, brick stacks at rear. Plan: double pile with addition right. Castellated
picturesque style. Two storeys, 2:1:2 bays, first gabled centre bay breaks forward with pinnacles and coat of arms in
apex, first floor left 2 many-paned pointed arch casements under one hoodmould, centre 12-pane sash window under
hoodmould, right two 4-pane sash windows under one hoodmould, ground floor left 2 pointed arch casements under one hood
mould, right 4-light mullioned window under hood mould, centre crenellated projecting doorcase with semi-circular
arched opening; left pair blind window openings under hood moulds right end bay, left under lower crenellated roof line
2 pointed arch casements under hoodmould with similar projecting crenellated doorcase and semicircular arched head
door. Probably separate entrances for boys and girls.
Listing NGR: ST2762623723
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