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Gwyon House

A Grade II Listed Building in North Curry, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0245 / 51°1'28"N

Longitude: -2.9719 / 2°58'18"W

OS Eastings: 331932

OS Northings: 125462

OS Grid: ST319254

Mapcode National: GBR M6.HQXC

Mapcode Global: FRA 46ND.XNP

Entry Name: Gwyon House

Listing Date: 21 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307892

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270826

Location: North Curry, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: North Curry

Built-Up Area: North Curry

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


10/42 No 8
(Gwyon House)


House, now old people's home. 1858. For Cuthbert R Morris. Rendered to imitate stucco, pilaster quoins, modillion
bracket cornice, shallow pitched hipped slate roof. L-plan, entrance on east front, verandah to garden front south,
service wing to west. Italian villa style. East front: 2 storeys plus attic, 2:3 bays; divided by pilaster strip,
semi-circular headed sash dormer windows in square surrounds, one left, 3 right, first floor left 2 similar sashes,
resting on string course, right below string course 3 square headed 12-pane sash windows with keystones, ground floor 2
semi-circular headed sash windows flanking central Ham stone pilaster doorcase, dentil moulded cornice, fanlight,
double doors with arched head panelling. Garden front of 2 paired semi-circular headed sashes with continuous
entablature and string course set above 5-bay decorative cast iron verandah, fronting pair of French windows with
marginal glazing bars flanked by blind semi-circular headed niches. A cosmopolitain adventure in the brick vernacular
of North Curry, built for a local estate agent. (Illustrated in Escott, Somerset: Historical, Descriptive, 1908).

Listing NGR: ST3192225470

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