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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: 1058738



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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Butleigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 267743

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- II

Country house for Hood family. Mid/late C18, remodelled mid/late C19. Coursed and squared rubble, freestone dressings, moulded cornice, parapet with coping, coped verges, slate roof, ashlar and brick stacks. Symmetrical frontage. Two storeys, 1:5:1 bay; bay to each side set back slightly and of a lower height with a hipped roof; centre 5 bays with 12-pane sash windows to first floor, emphasised keystones; taller sash windows to ground floor, no glazing bars; windows virtually flush mounted. Wings with 12-pane sash windows to first floor, large 12-pane sash window to right of ground floor; French windows to left of ground floor. Central door opening, 6-panelled door, top 2 panels glazed, emphasised triple keystone. Cast-iron verandah on ornamental "trellis" supports across ground floor. Service wing of a single-storey and attic set back to left; 2 storey service wing set back to right, arcaded wooden bellcote to roof, domed lead capping, cresting. Interior predominantly with mid/late C19 features, though some C18 work also present; all principal ground floor rooms with good fireplaces; room to left of hall with wainscot panelling; some ornamental cupboards with glazed doors. Home of Viscount Samuel Hood (1724-1816).

Listing NGR: ST4996335015

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National Grid Reference: ST 49963 35015


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