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NORTH WEST PAVILION AND BALUSTRADED LINK WALL, VEN HOUSE

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: NORTH WEST PAVILION AND BALUSTRADED LINK WALL, VEN HOUSE

List entry Number: 1056287

Location

NORTH WEST PAVILION AND BALUSTRADED LINK WALL, VEN HOUSE, LONDON ROAD

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Milborne Port

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1961

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 261886

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History

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Details

ST61NE MILBORNE PORT CP LONDON ROAD (South side)

5/149 North-West Pavilion and balustraded link wall, Ven House

24.3.61

GV I

Pavilion to Country house. Between 1698 and 1730, by Richard Grange for James Medlycott. Red brick Flemish bond, with Ham stone dressings; flat or near-flat roof hidden behind parapet. Rectangular plan: 2 storeys, 3 bays x 3 bays, with through arch running North/South. North elevation has high stone rusticated plinth; Corinthian pilasters to bays, doubled to the slightly projecting centre bay; balustraded open panels to parapet: 18-pane sash windows to bays 1 and 3 in architraved keystoned surrounds, with niche panels in plinth under, and further stone panels above; to centre bay semi-circular high arch with architrave and keystone with uncarved panel above: large pair fielded-panel gates with wicket door. South elevation similar, but with 12-pane sashes in architraved surrounds without keystones, and doors in plinth both sides, similar gates to rear of archway. East elevation quite plain, but with long recessed panel below parapet; West elevation has only corner pilasters; three 18-pane sash windows, with three 6-pane sashes in plinth under. Link wall mostly on curve round to house, with rusticated plinth to same height as pavilion and Ven House (qv), capped with open balustrade, all in ashlar work. Part of the setting to an important Country House.

Listing NGR: ST6803118472

Selected Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 37 Somerset,

National Grid Reference: ST 68031 18472

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