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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: WEACOMBE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1175891

Location

WEACOMBE HOUSE

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetWest SomersetDistrict AuthorityWest Quantoxhead

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-May-1969

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265263

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History

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Details

ST14SW WEST QUANTOXHEAD CP WEACOMBE

5/224 Weacombe House

22.5.69 II*

Country house. Mid C18, altered circa 1820. Render grooved on ashlar, Ham stone dressings, hipped slate roof behind parapet, modillion cornice with shallow pediment over central bay, breaking forward slightly and distinguished by quoins. Plan: double pile with long service wing at rear. 2-storeys, 2:1:2 bays; 12 pane sash windows except first floor centre 2 tier casements, all with Gibbs surrounds, likewise central doorway, double door partially glazed, early C19 flat roofed Ham stone porch, paired Tuscan columns carrying frieze of triglyphs and metopes blank central panel. 2 bay right return, 3 bay left. Interior: good selection mid - late C18 plaster cornices and carved pine chimney pieces, entrance hall canted corners and cantilevered stair, double baluster with cut string. Weacombe was part of the St. Audries (qv) estate until 1835 and may have been the dower house. (Photograph in NMR; VCH Somerset, Vol.5 forthcoming).

Listing NGR: ST1096040613

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 10960 40613

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