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DONISTHORPE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: DONISTHORPE

List entry Number: 1056687

Location

DONISTHORPE, COW SQUARE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Somerton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 17-Apr-1959

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 262952

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST49NW SOMERTON CP COW SQUARE (North side)

9/146 Donisthorpe

17.4.59

GV II*

House, formerly detached. Apparently 1770. Local stone cut and squared, with Ham stone dressings; double Roman clay tile roof behind parapet between coped gables; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys, 7 bays. Sash windows of 12 panes in architraved surrounds, that to centre upper bay having segmental arched head; continuous label over ground floor windows and central open stone portico, which has Doric columns on short plinths carrying moulded flat stone hood; simple lead rainwater downpipes and stackheads to each side, and simple moulding to plain parapet. VCH states "said to have been built in 1770" - this could well be a re-modelling. Interior not seen. (VCH, Volume III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4909528681

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1974)

National Grid Reference: ST 49095 28681

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