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South Cary House

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Cary, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0836 / 51°5'0"N

Longitude: -2.5196 / 2°31'10"W

OS Eastings: 363700

OS Northings: 131715

OS Grid: ST637317

Mapcode National: GBR MT.D5GB

Mapcode Global: FRA 56M8.07F

Entry Name: South Cary House

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366384

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262034

Location: Castle Cary, South Somerset, Somerset, BA7

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Castle Cary

Built-Up Area: Castle Cary

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

CASTLE CARY CP SOUTH STREET (East side)
ST6331
7/101 South Cary House, and front
boundary wall and railings
24.3.61
GV II

Detached house, now old people's home. C18 with early C19 extension. Cary stone near-ashlar with Doulting stone
dressings; Welsh slate roofs, between stepped coped gables on main block, plain gable to extension; stone chimney
stack. Two storeys with attic; 5 bays to original house with 3- bay extension. Main block has 12-pane sash windows in
moulded architraves, with small flat-roofed dormer casement window over bay 3; to lower bay 3 a C20 door in
semi-circular arched surround with radial glazed fanlight, with Doric flanking pilasters and open pediment hood on
corbel brackets: extension has 16-pane sash windows, larger below, with no window lower bay 2. Interior not seen. Three
metres from house a Cary stone wall with coping, 3 metres high; lower along length of house, and capped with spear-
point cast-iron railings on one metre high wall, with matching gate opposite door: this contributes both to the setting
of the house and to the streetscape.


Listing NGR: ST6370031715

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