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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: MERFIELD HOUSE

List entry Number: 1345393

Location

MERFIELD HOUSE, STRAIGHT LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityRode

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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 267370

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

ST75SE RODE CP STRAIGHT LANE (East side)

4/423 Merfield House

11.3.68

GV II*

Country House, c 1810 for Node family. Brick construction, ashlar frontage, moulded cornices, plain parapets with copings, hipped slate roof, 3 ashlar stacks with moulded caps. Symmetrical garden front of three units, 3 storey semi-circular bowed centre of 3 bays, 2-storey single bay wing to each side; panelled corner pilasters to each side and between the units; sash windows with glazing bars, tall 3-light casement windows with marginal lights to ground floor of centre 3 bays; plain first floor band. Door opening in left return of 3 bays, paired half-glazed doors with marginal lights; single storey projecting flat-roofed ashlar porch, pair of Grecian columns supporting an entablature with triglyphs and a moulded cornice. Interior retains many original features including much decorative plaster work, particularly to stair well where the cornice is decorated with triglyphs and guttae; the external bow of the centre 3 bays is reflected in a corresponding curve to the rear walls of the centre rooms of the house on the first and ground floors.

Listing NGR: ST7992353604

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National Grid Reference: ST 79923 53604

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