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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: STANDERWICK COURT

List entry Number: 1173869

Location

STANDERWICK COURT

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityBeckington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Mar-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 267030

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Details

ST8151 BECKINGTON CP STANDERWICK

15/89 Standerwick Court

11.3.68

GV II*

Country house. Early C18 with late C18 additions and alterations, C17 wing at right angles to rear. Rendered, hipped slate roof, moulded cornice and parapet, small box dormers, ashlar stacks. Entrance frontage of 2 storeys and attic, 6 bays, sash windows with glazing bars in moulded stone surrounds. Central single storey semi-circular ashlar porch with cornice and parapet, 6-panelled door, curved sash window with glazing bars to each side. Garden front of 7 bays, sash windows with glazing bars in moulded stone surrounds, those to ground floor of each end retaining early C18 glazing bars, C19 louvred sliding external shutters; lead downpipes and rainwater heads. Rear elevation with a large 70 pane semi circular headed stairlight, 2 sash windows with glazing bars on each floor to each side, 2-storey wing at right angles to rear of C17 origin, renewed 2 and 3-light stone-mullioned windows. Interior, with a reused mid-C18 dogleg staircase installed in a modified form in the mid C19; turned and twisted balusters, ramped handrail, newel posts in the form of fluted lonic columns; the staircase co-eval with the early C18 house has itself been reused as a servants stair, plainer twisted balusters, though again a ramped handrail. Other important features include a moulded plaster ceiling to right ground floor room, as well as panelling, both late C18. Moulded cornice to stair-well of early C18. Further co-eval features. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, April 1932).

Listing NGR: ST8163451123

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: April - Date: 1932 - Journal Title: Vernacular Architecture Group Report

National Grid Reference: ST 81634 51123

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