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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: BURTON PYNSENT HOUSE

List entry Number: 1373913

Location

BURTON PYNSENT HOUSE

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: 17-Apr-1959

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 431249

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History

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Details

ST32SE CURRY RIVEL CP

4/69 Burton Pynsent House

17.4.59

- II*

Country house. Circa 1756 for William Pitt, after he inherited the estate from Sir William Pynsent; formed part of a wing on a larger earlier house, that demolished c1805; refurbished cl925. Brick, Ham stone dressings, tile roof. Two storeys and attic, 7 bay symmetrical garden front; large multi-pained windows to ground floor, 2-light casements with glazing bars to the first floor. Parapet with central pediment and cornice. Door opening to centre with 5 hood, glazed doors. Principal door opening at rear, flat-roofed porch, semi-circular headed openings, panelled door. Parapet with stone balustrading on garden front.

Listing NGR: ST3725724598

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National Grid Reference: ST 37257 24598

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