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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: DODINGTON HALL

List entry Number: 1057421

Location

DODINGTON HALL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
SomersetWest SomersetDistrict AuthorityHolford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-May-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 16-Nov-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265142

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History

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Details

ST14SE HOLFORD CP DODINGTON 6/109 Dodington Hall (previously listed as Dodington Hall Farmhouse) 22.5.69

GV II*

Manor house. C15, enlarged and refenestrated 1581, minor alterations mid C18 service end to East of screens passage rebuilt late C19. Service end to left of porch red sandstone random rubble, tile roof earlier building to right rendered, slate roof, coped verges, brick stacks and large external stepped stone stack right return of parlour and tall stone stack rising from eaves to left of porch. Plan; screens passage with 2 storey porch, open hall masked on facade by addition of 2 bay parlour wing, brewhouse set back at West end, service wing to East of cross passage. Two and a half and 2 storeys, 1:2:1:1:2:1 bays; ovolo moulded mullions, hoodmoulds; 3 bay service end, gabled end bay with small opening in apex, 2 gabled dormers to right flanking stack, first floor 3-light casements, ground floor two 4- and one 3-light casement, gabled 2 storey porch 2-light casement, moulded arched entrance, C19 inner door partly glazed, exposed rafters to upper floor, small window to hall right, projecting parlour wing 3-light casement left, 4-light mullioned and transomed window in gabled crossing right, groundfloor two 4-light mullioned and transomed windows, small windows in inner corner of long brewhouse wing. Hall lit in rear elevation. Interior not viewed; known to contain a splendid C15 arch braced roof with wavy collars, with cusped cross wind braces, carved stone overmantel with supporters dated 1581, coeval reconstructed oriel to dining room with moulded rafters, plaster frieze and C18 fireplace. The mechanism of a water driven spit is said to survive in the cellar below the kitchen, also heraldic glass of circa 1485 in parlour wing. (VCH Somerset, Vol.5 forthcoming; photographs in NMR),

Listing NGR: ST1722540529

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Dunning, R W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Somerset - Date: 1985 - Volume: 5

National Grid Reference: ST 17230 40525

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