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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: MAPERTON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1177942

Location

MAPERTON HOUSE

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County District District Type Parish
SomersetSouth SomersetDistrict AuthorityMaperton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 18-Mar-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 262066

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Details

MAPERTON CP ST62NE MAPERTON VILLAGE 4/133 Maperton House (previously listed as Manor House) 24.3.61

GV II*

Large detached house, on site of manor house. Mostly 1802 and 1876, but incorporating some C18 fragments. Ham stone ashlar; plain clay tile roofs behind parapets, some coped gables with ball finials; stone chimney stacks. 'L' plan with additions; 2 storeys with attics and 3 storeys. West entrance elevation of 6 bays; bays 1 and 2 of 3 storeys, with separate gables, upper part of 1876 date; plain sash windows in ornamental surrounds to bay 1 and bay 2 gable; remaining windows this side 12-pane sashes, paired to lower bay 2; bays 5 and 6 project for 2 bays, the end of bay 5 being angled, and contains an open porch with Doric columns in antis protecting heavy studded and panelled doors; bay 6 has a full height angled bay window with single sash each level each face. South elevation of 7 bays, of which the centre bay is 3-storey; plinth, pilasters to corner and flanking centre bay, cornice, plain parapet with urns over pilasters, probably all 1802; 12-pane sash windows in architraves, with added sidelights to centre bay; to ground floor centre bay are French doors set under a C19 open iron latticework porch with lead-covered bell-hip roof; to south-east corner a 1876 single-storey orangery, built on a curve, and recently restored. At east end of north elevation, ground floor level, are two 4-light hollow-chamfer mullioned windows of late C18, and inside one doorway corresponds with this date. Many good early C19 features inside the house, which has been little altered, except by a late C20 addition on east side and demolition of some work on north side.

Listing NGR: ST6717226190

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National Grid Reference: ST 67172 26190

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