WILLETT HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1057561

Date first listed: 22-May-1969

Statutory Address: WILLETT HOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WILLETT HOUSE

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

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Elworthy

National Grid Reference: ST 11029 34575

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History

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Details

ST13SW ELWORTHY CP WILLETT

9/11 Willett House

22.5.69

- II*

House. Circa 1816, East front altered mid C19. Architect Richard Carver for Daniel Blommert. Rendered over rubble, hipped slate roof overhanging eaves, soffit board with slender brackets, rendered stacks centre and to rear. Double pile. 2 storeys, 2:1:2 bays, first floor 12-pane sash windows, ground floor 15 pane sash windows, centre bay breaks forward slightly containing ashlar sandstone 3 bay Greek Doric screen with pilaster responds, approached by flight of 3 marble steps, recessed C20 half glazed door, side lights with marginal glazing bars, and fanlight all in Adar style with frieze and dentil moulded cornice above. Right return, 3:1 bays, dentil moulded cornice, quoins, full height canted ashlar sandstone bay left, first floor 12 pane sash windows, groundfloor 15 pane sash windows with glazing bars only on inner face of glass, tripartite window right, all in lugged surrounds, lower independently roofed 3-bay service wing to rear. Interior: restored late C20, moulded plaster cornices, imported fireplaces, late C17 style panelling in dining room, "T"-plan stair with cast iron enriched balusters. (VCH Somerset, vol 5, forthcoming; Photograph in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST1102934575

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 264768

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Dunning, R W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1985)

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