Woodlands House And Stable Block Adjoining

11 Oct 1999
Woodlands House And Stable Block Adjoining, A358, Ruishton, Taunton Deane, Somerset
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

RUISHTON CP A358 (North side) ST22SE

5/113 Woodlands House and stable block adjoining


- II

House. Circa 1810, remodelled and enlarged by Richard Carver c1833 for Mrs Lock. Rendered, with roughcast gable ends, probably over brick, slate roofs, decorative ridge tiles, parallel range, coped verges, buff brick stacks east and west gable ends of south front. Plan: parallel range, entrance on west front with south wing set back slightly, wall abutting north east corner fronting L-plan stable yard on north front. Tudor style. West front: 2 storeys with attic and basement, 3 bays, all mullioned windows under hoodmoulds, stepped buttresses to gabled outer bays, blank shield left, 2-light window right, first floor 3-light flanking 2-light, ground floor left 3-light mullioned and transomed canted bay window rising from ground floor level, flanked by 2-light basement windows, left 3-light; buttressed central porch, gabled centre with shield, set back buttresses on right return, Tudor arch head door frame under hood would, ribbed and decoratively studded double doors approached by flight of 2 steps. Abutting north-west corner crenellated wall with Tudor arch head carriageway entrance to stableyard, single storey rendered stable block left, 2 storey brick coach house abutting. Garden front of 3 bays, stepped buttresses, similar fenestration and irregular 7-bay C20 wrought iron verandah to groundfloor reached by flight of 4 steps, swept back dwarf stone wall with Has stone piers. A good example of the Tudor style villa, unaltered apart from verandah and typical of this local architect.

Listing NGR: ST2605324794


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1061 IOE Records taken by Mick Humphreys; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Mick Humphreys. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Humphreys, Mick

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