Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1057427

Date first listed: 22-May-1969

Statutory Address: WOODLANDS HOUSE


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Statutory Address: WOODLANDS HOUSE

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

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Holford

National Grid Reference: ST 16129 40703



6/104 Woodlands House 22.5.69


House. Circa 1790, enlarged early C19. Roughcast over brick, hipped slate roof, modillion cornice, brick stacks with twisted chimney pots. Double pile enlarged with semi-circular bow wings. 2 storeys, 3 bays; 12 pane sash windows, and wooden trellis surrounds, central pedimented pilaster door case, half glazed double doors with side lights. 3 bay right return of 12 pane sash windows and segmental headed tripartite sash windows with 2-light casements bottom left, full height 3 window semi-circular bow addition to right. This was the home of John Kenyon, poet and philanthropist, who introduced Browning to his future wife Elizabeth Barrett. (VCH Somerset, Vol.5 forthcoming; Moorman, M, Ed The Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth, 1971; photograph in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST1612940703


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

Legacy System number: 265160

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Moorman, M, Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth, (1971)

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