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© Mr Michael Blandford

IoE Number: 267748
Location: BUTLEIGH COURT, SUB ROAD (east side)
  BUTLEIGH, MENDIP, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Michael Blandford
Date Photographed: 10 September 2002
Date listed: 15 July 1977
Date of last amendment: 15 July 1977
Grade II

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BUTLEIGH CPSUB ROAD (East side)ST53SW11/28Butleigh Court

BUTLEIGH CP SUB ROAD (East side) ST53SW 11/28 Butleigh Court 15.7.77 GV II Country house in landscaped park. 1845 by J. C. Buckler, on an earlier site, further minor work by E. B. Lamb; for Henry Neville-Grenville; roof removed and interiors gutted after 1940; restored c1975 when divided into 3 dwellings. Coursed and squared blue lias, Bath stone dressings, parapets with copings, some embattled, some slate roofs, majority of roof unseen, elaborate profusion of ashlar stacks, singly, paired and in groups. Tudor-Gothic, irregular outline and plan. Two storeys with basement, towers rising to 3 storeys; irregular entrance frontage to North of 1:1:1:1:1 bays, 2, 3, and 5-light stone-mullioned windows, some lights with 4- centred heads, particularly large windows to second bay transomed, all lights with simple C20 casements. Entrance in projecting tower to third bay with angle buttresses, rich oriel to first floor, Royal arms on corbel. Below, door opening in a dressed stone surround with a 4-centred head, plank door with elaborate hinges. Hall at rear demolished during restoration. Interior with 3 fireplaces in elaborately carved freestone surrounds. (Drawing deposited at R..I.B.A).

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