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Latitude: 51.0902 / 51°5'24"N
Longitude: -2.5106 / 2°30'38"W
OS Eastings: 364334
OS Northings: 132443
OS Grid: ST643324
Mapcode National: GBR MV.CMQ1
Mapcode Global: FRA 56M7.PQ6
Entry Name: Ochil Tree House
Listing Date: 24 March 1961
Last Amended: 18 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1366388
English Heritage Legacy ID: 262052
Location: Castle Cary, South Somerset, Somerset, BA7
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Castle Cary
Built-Up Area: Castle Cary
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
CASTLE CARY CP UPPER HIGH STREET (North side)
6/119 Ochil Tree House
(formerly listed as Ochiltree
House at end of row. Circa 1825, probably built by William Payne, carpenter. Finely jointed red brick, Flemish bond,
Doulting stone dressings; hipped Welsh slate roof; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 5 bays. Above, 16-pane sash
windows, below 4-pane sashes, in plain openings with rubbed brick voussoired flat heads, central keystones; to lower
bay 3 a 6-panel door with glazed toplights set in architrave, up 3 steps, under pediment hood; to lower bay 5 a wide
elliptical arched throughway with plain ashlar surround; incised on arch and impost 'John Boyd and Co. Ltd. Estd 1867";
the entrance now divided, forming narrow through-corridor and then pair double boarded doors, with panels over.
Interior adapted, now offices of Avalon Components Ltd, who modified house at rear in l979. From 1851 home of John
Boyd, horsehair weaver, who established his business at Chapel Yard House (qv) in 1840; the first instalment of his
Ansford factory was built in the grounds in 1851. The name of the house comes from Boyd's birthplace in Scotland.
(McGarvie M;, Castle Cary: Avalon Industries, 1980).
Listing NGR: ST6433432443
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