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Merfield House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rode, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2812 / 51°16'52"N

Longitude: -2.2892 / 2°17'21"W

OS Eastings: 379923

OS Northings: 153604

OS Grid: ST799536

Mapcode National: GBR 0RR.Q18

Mapcode Global: VH977.82M4

Entry Name: Merfield House

Listing Date: 11 March 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345393

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267370

Location: Rode, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Rode

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


4/423 Merfield House



Country House, c 1810 for Node family. Brick construction, ashlar frontage, moulded cornices, plain parapets with
copings, hipped slate roof, 3 ashlar stacks with moulded caps. Symmetrical garden front of three units, 3 storey
semi-circular bowed centre of 3 bays, 2-storey single bay wing to each side; panelled corner pilasters to each side and
between the units; sash windows with glazing bars, tall 3-light casement windows with marginal lights to ground floor
of centre 3 bays; plain first floor band. Door opening in left return of 3 bays, paired half-glazed doors with marginal
lights; single storey projecting flat-roofed ashlar porch, pair of Grecian columns supporting an entablature with
triglyphs and a moulded cornice. Interior retains many original features including much decorative plaster work,
particularly to stair well where the cornice is decorated with triglyphs and guttae; the external bow of the centre 3
bays is reflected in a corresponding curve to the rear walls of the centre rooms of the house on the first and ground

Listing NGR: ST7992353604

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