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

Map

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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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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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,

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