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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.


List entry Number: 1057427



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

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Holford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-May-1969

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265160

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 16129 40703


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