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WHADDON 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: WHADDON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1056373

Location

WHADDON HOUSE, WHADDON HILL

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bruton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1961

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 261677

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List entry Description

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History

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 68915 36681

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