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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: WHITELACKINGTON HOUSE, AND GAZEBOS TO SOUTH-EAST AND SOUTH-WEST CORNERS

List entry Number: 1308161

Location

WHITELACKINGTON HOUSE, AND GAZEBOS TO SOUTH-EAST AND SOUTH-WEST CORNERS

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetSouth SomersetDistrict AuthorityWhitelackington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 04-Feb-1958

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 264029

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Details

WHITELACKINGTON CP - ST3715 7/137 Whitelackington House, and gazebos to south-east and south-west corners 4.2.58

GV II*

Detached house. Portion of a large C17 house altered in C18 and C19. Ham stone near-ashlar; Welsh slate roofs behind moulded coped gables, some with obelisk finials; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic; west entrance facade of 4 bays, Chamfered plinth, large gables to the pairs of bays; hollow-chamfered aullioned windows in recesses without labels below, but with labels to first floor and attics, 3-light to all but upper bay 2, which has a semi-circular arched sash window with arched label, below which is a moulded semi-circular arched doorway with 6-panel door and radially-glazed fanlight, to which was added in 1981 an open stone porch with Doric columns and plain entablature. forth elevation of 5 bays, with sash windows in architraves to inner bays, those to bay 2 set higher and with semi-circular arched heads; to bays 3 and 4 they are 9-pane below and 12-pane above, with part-glazed door between these bays; outer bays have projecting chimney stacks partly gabled at heads. East elevation of 4 bays, gabled as west elevation, but with sash windows in architraves, all 16-pane; to upper bay 3 a semi-circular arched sash window with "I'-traceried head, and below a semi-circular arched doorway with Doric side pilasters and open pediment hood. Two gazebos attached to southern corners, and small lean-to on north elevation. Interior not seen, but a wood newel stair of C17 said to survive to attic (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1976).

Listing NGR: ST3796315242

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in Vernacular Architecture Group Report, (1976)

National Grid Reference: ST 37963 15242

Map


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