WAKE HILL

Overview

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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Location

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

Details

DOWLISH WAKE CP MOOLHAM LANE (North side.off) ST31SE KINGSTONE CROSS

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
262173
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

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