WADBURY AND ATTACHED COURTYARD WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1058294
Date first listed:
27-Nov-1984
Statutory Address:
WADBURY AND ATTACHED COURTYARD WALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
WADBURY AND ATTACHED COURTYARD WALL

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Mells
National Grid Reference:
ST 73709 48964

Details

MELLS CP ST74NW OUTLYING

3/89 Wadbury and attached courtyard wall -

GV II

Country house. 1840 by James Wilson of Bath for Thomas Fussell. Bath stone ashlar, slate roof, ashlar stacks with elaborate caps, some paired connected by a small semi-circular arch, wide bracketed eaves. Irregular plan, Italianate style. 2-storeys, 1:3:1 bays; left bay slightly set forward has paired semi-circular head sash windows with marginal lights in stone surrounds to first floor, below large semi-circular headed niche; centre 3 bays have casements in segmental headed recesses to first floor, below sash windows with glazing bars in deep semi-circular headed recesses with moulded voussoirs; right bay set forward slightly in 3-storey tower has sash windows in similar openings, third storey set back slightly behind moulded band has triple semi-circular headed openings, outer blank, centre has sash window with marginal glazing bars. Broad bracketed cornice above surmounted by pierced parapet. Central door opening in deep semi-circular headed recess, double single panelled doors with studding, above fanlight with glazing bars. Centre 3-bays have projecting carriage porch; Ionic pilasters, paired to each side supporting 3 segmental headed openings with fluted keystones, above dentillated cornice and blocking course. Wall to left enclosing courtyard of squared and coursed Doulting, moulded coping; pair of ashlar gate piers with moulded pyramidal cappings, doorway with moulded hood on brackets, plank door. Interior contains co-eval plasterwork and fireplaces to ground floor rooms.

Listing NGR: ST7370948964

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
266788
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 09 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/01496/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr G F J Russell. Source Historic England Archive
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