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© Mr John H. Sparkes

IoE Number: 262144
Location: THE ADMIRALS SEAT, ABOUT 650 METRES NORTH NORTH EAST OF CRICKET HOUSE, CRICKET PARK
  CRICKET ST THOMAS, SOUTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr John H. Sparkes
Date Photographed: 15 February 2005
Date listed: 30 November 1987
Date of last amendment: 30 November 1987
Grade II

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CRICKET ST THOMAS CP ST30NE CRICKET PARK 4/16 The Admiral's Seat, about 650 metres north-north-east of of Cricket House - GV II Garden house. bated 1795. As Sir John Soane was working here 1786-1807 it was probably his design. Squared flint, alternate stones boasted and recessed; Ham stone ashlar dressings; stone slate roof between stepped coped gables. Sinqle- storey, rectangular on plan. Plinth, hexagonal corner pilasters with hollowed faces, string course; below string a moulded cambered-arched doorway with square label; above, a 3- light window with 3-centre-arched lights under square label, now blind but retaining external vertical ironwork: above this a datestone of 1595, and below another stone another stone incised 'erected 1795', Plain interior, The building in poor condition (October 1986), This little building may incorporate fragments of the earlier house, said to have been demolished or burnt down in later C18 if so it suggests a date for the earlier house, and thus comemorated the bi- centenary of its construction, (VCH Somerset, Vo1 IV, 1978, pl35).

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