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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: 1057435



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

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bicknoller

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: 265075

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9/28 Woolston Grange



House. Late C16 - early C17, altered early C19, extensively remodelled 1911 by Horace Farquharson. Red sandstone random rubble, slate roofs, hipped over projecting entrance bay, lower independently roofed service wing to right with single storey lean to addition beyond, brick stacks gable ends and to right of entrance. Plan: 3 cell and cross passage modified. 2-storeys, 1:1:2:2 bays; windows moulded ashlar 2-light mullioned and transomed windows with leaded panes except in full height projecting porch bay where 4-light, 3-light on returns, and first floor of service wing 2-light casement windows. Groundfloor small 2-light leaded casement windows flanking entrance bay. Entrance through segmental headed opening dressed stone surround with square hoodmould, early C20 plank door, service entrance in end bay single storey addition, plank door under pentite hood, casement window to right. The rear elevation is in contrast to this austere facade a pretty Arts and Crafts confection of gables, dormers and catslide roofs with gabled wing to left large external stack, part of original dwelling. Interior: inner room now hall, moulded 4 panel coapartment much restored, 12 panel compartment ceiling in outer room, but possibly imported. Upper storey not viewed, said to contain 3 pairs of jointed crucks. Country Life illustrates the house before alteration, a very dull early C19 facade, double span roof and scattered fenestration with'wtrance one bay to right of present, which was then only a late C19 canted bay window. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, October 1975; Country Life, March 4 1911 photographs in NMR.

Listing NGR: ST0967039862

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 4 March, (1911)
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in October, (1975)

National Grid Reference: ST 09670 39862


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