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 Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing.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.
National Heritage List for England Facts
- List Entry ID
- SOMERSET HOUSE, INCLUDING GATEPIERS AND WALL ALONG STREET
- SOMERSET HOUSE, INCLUDING GATEPIERS AND WALL ALONG STREET, MAGDALENE STREET
- Grid Reference
- ST 49859 38769
National Heritage List for England Description
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