THE JOLLIFFE COLUMN AND TERRACED BASE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1058687
Date first listed:
11-Mar-1968
Date of most recent amendment:
25-Jun-1986
Statutory Address:
THE JOLLIFFE COLUMN AND TERRACED BASE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE JOLLIFFE COLUMN AND TERRACED BASE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Kilmersdon
National Grid Reference:
ST 71811 52170

Details

KILMERSDON CP ST75SW AMMERDOWN PARK 6/140 The Jolliffe Column and terraced base (previously listed as The Joliffe Column at Ammerdown House) 11.3.68 - II*

Prospect column. 1853, in memory of Thomas Samuel Jolliffe. By Joseph Jopling. Ashlar. Tapering cylindrical column, "a curious object, more like a lighthouse or a very big candelstick than a column, surmounted by a cage ornamented with stained glass", now virtually all missing; height approximately 50 m. Pedestal square on plan with semi-circular head door opening, now blocked and 3 corresponding incised stone tablets, one in English, one French, and one Latin commemorating Jolliffe; windows at the angles. Terraced base reached by 4 sets of stone steps, curved balustrades. (Country Life, Feb 16, 1929).

Listing NGR: ST7181152170

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
267923
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 16 February, (1929)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 37 Somerset,

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: 04 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/10352/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Neil Bentham. Source Historic England Archive
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