WOODLANDS HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1057427
Date first listed:
22-May-1969
Statutory Address:
WOODLANDS HOUSE

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Location

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

Details

STI4SE HOLFORD CP WOODLANDS

6/104 Woodlands House 22.5.69

GV II

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
265160
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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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