ROBIN HOOD'S HUT, ABOUT 400 METRES SOUTH OF HALSWELL HOUSE AT ST 2545 3334

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1060155
Date first listed:
15-Nov-1990
Statutory Address:
ROBIN HOOD'S HUT, ABOUT 400 METRES SOUTH OF HALSWELL HOUSE AT ST 2545 3334

Map

Ordnance survey map of ROBIN HOOD'S HUT, ABOUT 400 METRES SOUTH OF HALSWELL HOUSE AT ST 2545 3334
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1060155 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 19-Jul-2019 at 17:52:47.

Location

Statutory Address:
ROBIN HOOD'S HUT, ABOUT 400 METRES SOUTH OF HALSWELL HOUSE AT ST 2545 3334

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Sedgemoor (District Authority)
Parish:
Goathurst
National Grid Reference:
ST 25447 33327

Details

The following building shall be added to the list:-

ST 23 SE GOATHURST HALSWELL PARK

7/172 Robin Hood's Hut, about 400 m south of Halswell House at ST 2545 3334

II*

Garden house. 1765. Possibly by Henry Keene or Thomas Wright for Sir Charles Tynte. Brick with render; hipped roof (originally thatched) with clay pantiles and some slates. Central brick chimney stack. Rectangular plan with parlour and kitchen flanking projecting entrance lobby on south side and former canted open loggia on north bide. Gothick Revival style. Single storey. South front has two ogival windows with sashes missing, flanking former loggia which had clustered columns and has stone steps to front; fragments of moulded cornicing. Interior: not inspected; loggia has fragment of ornate plaster frieze set above moulded door architrave. One of a group of parkland buildings and structures, one of the most important picturesque landscapes of its date in Britain. The visitor was brought first to the south elevation, which was covered in bark and knotted tree trunks, and then passed through into the loggia to experience the spectacular view. G Jackson-Stops, Arcadia under the Plough, Country Life, 9 February 1989, pp 82-7.

Listing NGR: ST2544733327

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
269439
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 9 February, (1989), 82-87

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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 12 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12224/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Terry Abbiss. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].