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

Map

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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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 261677

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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