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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: CHARGOT HOUSE

List entry Number: 1057339

Location

CHARGOT HOUSE

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County District District Type Parish
SomersetWest SomersetDistrict AuthorityLuxborough

National Park: EXMOOR

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-May-1969

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265355

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Details

SS93NE LUXBOROUGH CP KINGSBRIDGE

11/72 Chargot House

22.5.69

- II*

House. 1826, possibly incorporating part of earlier dwelling, entrance resited early C20. For John Lethbridge. Ashlar facade, local slate roof, decorative pierced parapets on returns, coped verges, rendered stacks. Double pile with service wing at rear. 2 storeys, asymmetrical 4-bay frontage, first and third bays left projecting gable ends, end bay right gabled with flanking tourelles, pyramid stone roofs and rectangular recessed panels rising at first floor above original entrance bay, 2 and 3-light Tudor arch head surround to original entrance, now containing 3-light window, entrance now second bay left, inserted C20 door, glazed verandah between the projecting bays. Left return full height and single storey semi-circular bays with decorative pierced parapets, service wing to rear extending right; long left return, slate-hung to left, projecting dining room bay, gabled with flanking tourelles, blocked or blind windows in upper storey, to right full height canted bay with tournelle to right, exagerated cinquefoil headed cusping to ground floor, slate roofed bay window. Interior: good early C18 stair, turned balusters, cut string and panelled dada, reset from farahouse at Withiel Florey; Grinling Gibbons style overmantel cut down and reset as chimney piece in hall, imported from a house in Wiltshire.

Listing NGR: SS9802737145

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National Grid Reference: SS 98027 37145

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