Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1056194

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1987

Statutory Address: WAKE HILL, MOOLHAM LANE


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Statutory Address: WAKE HILL, MOOLHAM LANE

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Dowlish Wake

National Grid Reference: ST 37525 13676



2/46 Wake Hill - GV II

Detached housa. Before 1831. built by Revd Hugh Speke, rector 1827-56. Local stone rubble, colourwashed: Welsh slate roofs, with some concrete tiles, having plain gables; rendered chimney stacks. In a later form of cottage prens': 2 storeys, 4 bays 3 bays, with added verandah on 3 sides. All windows are arched casements: to ground floor 4-centre arched French doors, with part-glazed door to match set in centre of east gable; first floor windows all pointed-arched 2-liqht in flat-arched openinq; all windows divided into small panes with 'Y'-tracery to heads: the verandah has a hipped slate roof carried on cast-iron columns, with timber infill panels of 4-centre arches with quatrefoil decoration added over columns: underneath is a pointed arched vaulted ceiling. Interior has retained most of the original features of skirtinqs, ceiling covings, panelled doors and doorcases, more Georgian than Regency in detail; the inner hill has a cast-iron overthrow arch across the centre, and at the north end a staircase with simple balusters of very early Cl9 detail. Attached to the north-east corner a later wing of servants quarters, stables etc, modified and of lesser interest. (VCH Somerset, Vol IV, l978, pl55).

Listing NGR: ST3752513676


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Legacy System number: 262173

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1978), 155

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