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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: THE MUSIC ROOM, 90 METRES NORTH WEST OF PEN PITS

List entry Number: 1274224

Location

THE MUSIC ROOM, 90 METRES NORTH WEST OF PEN PITS

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetSouth SomersetDistrict AuthorityPen Selwood

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Mar-1982

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 415758

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History

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Details

PEN SELWOOD

489/2/100 THE MUSIC ROOM, 90 METRES NORTH WEST O 09-MAR-82 F PEN PITS

GV II*



Music room. 1935. By P J B Harland for Sir Arthur Bliss. Wood frame with painted weatherboard cladding, on brick base and piers; asphalt flat roof; brick chimney stack colourwashed. Built on sloping ground, with solid base on South West side and two piers on North East. Entrance door on South East, with timber casements in opposite corner; casement window across whole of North East elevation. INTERIOR: Plywood lined. Small brick fireplace. Bookcases/music score shelves and fitted desk under window and gap between with piano heater. Built as an isolated retreat in which Sir Arthur Bliss could compose. The building is constructed within the Pen Pits Quern Quarries. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Somerset County No 470).



Listing NGR: ST7645331642

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National Grid Reference: ST 76453 31642

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