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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1058687



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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityKilmersdon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Mar-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 25-Jun-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 267923

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KILMERSDON CP ST75SW AMMERDOWN PARK 6/140 The Jolliffe Column and terraced base (previously listed as The Joliffe Column at Ammerdown House) 11.3.68 - II*

Prospect column. 1853, in memory of Thomas Samuel Jolliffe. By Joseph Jopling. Ashlar. Tapering cylindrical column, "a curious object, more like a lighthouse or a very big candelstick than a column, surmounted by a cage ornamented with stained glass", now virtually all missing; height approximately 50 m. Pedestal square on plan with semi-circular head door opening, now blocked and 3 corresponding incised stone tablets, one in English, one French, and one Latin commemorating Jolliffe; windows at the angles. Terraced base reached by 4 sets of stone steps, curved balustrades. (Country Life, Feb 16, 1929).

Listing NGR: ST7181152170

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: 16 February - Date: 1929 - Journal Title: Country Life
  2. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 37 Somerset - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England

National Grid Reference: ST 71811 52170


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