Somerset House

Set back in garden. Early/mid C19.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
478198
Names
Somerset House
Coordinates
51.1459810° N, 2.7181690° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
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Location Map

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Timeline

15 Mar 1974

Somerset House designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Somerset House is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1172863
Grade
II
Name
SOMERSET HOUSE, INCLUDING GATEPIERS AND WALL ALONG STREET
Location
SOMERSET HOUSE, INCLUDING GATEPIERS AND WALL ALONG STREET, MAGDALENE STREET
Parish
Glastonbury
District
Mendip
County
Somerset
Grid Reference
ST 49859 38769

MAGDALENE STREET 1. 1133 (West Side) Somerset House, including gatepiers and wall along street ST 4938 7/77 II GV 2. Set back in garden. Early/mid C19. 2 storeys. Stucco with freestone pilasters, moulded cornice and parapet. Stringcourse. Plinth. 5 windows. Stone architraves and cornices to ground floor windows. Sashes with glazing bars. One later stone bay. Stone Tuscan porch. Fanlight with tracery. Double 1/2-glazed doors. Entrance to garden is flanked by 2 gatepiers (approx 10 ft) with moulded tops. Probably contemporary with house. Double wrought-iron gates with urn motif. Sections of low wall with steeply sloping tops to each side. A further pier to left. Somerset House and Priory House form a group.

Listing NGR: ST4985938769

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Bibliography

  1. “SOMERSET HOUSE, INCLUDING GATEPIERS AND WALL ALONG STREET.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1172863>