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Ashcott House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashcott, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1299 / 51°7'47"N

Longitude: -2.8126 / 2°48'45"W

OS Eastings: 343235

OS Northings: 137048

OS Grid: ST432370

Mapcode National: GBR MF.9386

Mapcode Global: VH7DM.6VGP

Entry Name: Ashcott House

Listing Date: 29 March 1963

Last Amended: 6 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344970

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269229

Location: Ashcott, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA7

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Ashcott

Built-Up Area: Ashcott

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Polden Wheel

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

ST43NW ASHCOTT CP BATH ROAD (North side)

2/1 Ashcott House
(formerly listed as Ashcott House
and Ashcott Hall)
29.3.63


- II

Country house, subsequently school, now empty. Mid C18, some C19 additions and alterations. Stucco scribed as ashlar,
ground floor of rusticated ashlar, colourwashed, rusticated ashlar quoins, wide bracketed eaves, asbestos slate roof,
ashlar stack to left, rendered stock to right; plain bands at first and second floor levels. Three storeys, 2:1:2 bays,
symmetrical frontage, 9 and 12-pane sash windows in moulded architraves, slightly cambered heads, emphasised keys;
Venetian windows in a similar surround to centre of first floor, 3:13:3 panes; segmental headed sash to centre of
second floor. Central door opening, paired 3-panelled doors, top 2 panels glazed, in a semi-circular head opening with
an architrave, fanlight with radiating glazing bars; projecting non-conforming flat- roofed porch. Embattled single-bay
wing set back to each side, to left hipped double Roman tile roof, to right slate roof, rusticated ashlar quoins, sash
windows in conforming style except those to left of 4 panes. Two large semi-circular head opening to left return.
Interior with 2 fireplaces and some ornamental plasterwork. Range of outbuildings at the rear are not of special
interest.


Listing NGR: ST4323537048

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