WHADDON HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056373
Date first listed:
24-Mar-1961
Statutory Address:
WHADDON HOUSE, WHADDON HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
WHADDON HOUSE, WHADDON HILL

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Bruton
National Grid Reference:
ST 68915 36681

Details

BRUTON CP WHADDON HILL (East side) ST63NE 1/189 Whaddon House 24.3.61 II

Detached house. C18 possibly with earlier fragments. Local stone rendered, colourwashed; hipped Welsh slate roof; brick chimney stacks. 2 storeys with attics; 3-bay main facade to West. Sash windows in plain openings, with traceried glazing bars below and 16-panes above; 6-panel central door in C20 open portico surround; centre bay gabled with semi-circular attic window set in. On North West corner a one-storey extension with low roof behind parapet, with mullioned windows under labels. Some C18 features internally including doors and doorcases, but much modified. Earliest mention of house seemingly 1739, when it belonged to Mr. Francis Hill, but it could be earlier (Couzeis P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST6891536681

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
261677
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Couzens, P, Bruton in Selwood, (1972)

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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