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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: MIDDLETHORPE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1249233

Location

MIDDLETHORPE HOUSE, WILTOWN

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetSouth SomersetDistrict AuthorityCurry Rivel

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 23-Jun-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 431315

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History

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Details

ST32NE CURRY RIVEL CP WILTOWN (West side)

1/125 Middlethorpe House

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GV II*

House. C17, early C19 alteration. Coursed and squared lias, coped verges, brick stacks. Two storeys, 3 bays, sash windows with glazing bars. Central door opening in a chamfered Ham stone surround, 4-centred arch head, ribbed and studded door. To each side of ground floor an inserted C20 metal casement. Returns with evidence of stone-mullioned windows, also oval window in freestone surround. Two storeyed brick outshut with casements set back to left. Rear elevation with ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned windows, iron casements, square-paned leaded lights; 2 door openings in chamfered Ham stone surrounds with 4-centred arch heads, plank doors, iron strap hinges. Interior with features of particular importance; very fine early C18 joinery including staircase with large square newels, turned balusters and moulded handrail, panelled dado; panelled room to right of ground floor at rear with fitted cupboard; furthe smaller items scattered throughout the interior including further cupboards with panelled doors, windows seats, window shutters and doors. Some slightly earlier work including plank and muntin partitioning to right room at rear, fireplace with a broad wood bressumer and ceiling beams. Other fireplaces in C18 Ham stone surrounds, 2 on first floor with C19 grates inserted. A very complete and interesting interior.

Listing NGR: ST3909525016

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National Grid Reference: ST 39095 25016

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