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KNOWLE RIDING CENTRE

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: KNOWLE RIDING CENTRE

List entry Number: 1057302

Location

KNOWLE RIDING CENTRE

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

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Timberscombe

National Park: EXMOOR

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265374

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History

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Details

SS94SE TIMBERSCOMBE CP _

7/91 Knowle Riding Centre

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- II

Country house, now residential centre. Circa 1878 on earlier site by J D Sedding for Mr Hole. Squared red sandstone, Ham stone dressings, steeply pitched slate roof, decorative ridge tiles, obelisk finials to gabled end bays and central porch, large roughcast stacks to rear. Shallow E-plan. Elizabethan style. Two storeys with attic, 1:3:1:3:1 bays, 3-storey central porch, gable swept up to segmental pediment flanked by obelisks, patterned slate-hung returns to upper storey, 3-light window, pedimented top to 3-light mullioned and transomed first floor window flanked by engaged obelisks, entrance segmental pediment carried on fluted Ionic columns, leaded fanlight, C20 many paned door, flanked by three 3-light mullioned and transomed windows, single light in central bay left, moulded string course on brackets, ground floor with empty semi-circular headed niches in central bays, moulded string course below carried on brackets, gabled end bays with 2-storey canted bays of 4-light mullioned and transomed windows with pediments similar to porch. lost of first floor windows have original circular leading, Panels carved with heraldic achievements below segmental pediments gable ends inscribed Anno D. and 18-- (eroded). C20 single storey addition right not included, on site of original conservatory. Sedding was the architect to the Diocese of Bath and Wells. (Illustrated in The Builder).

Listing NGR: SS9606542958

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'The Builder' in The Builder, ()

National Grid Reference: SS 96065 42958

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