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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: 1060343



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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bradford-on-Tone

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Aug-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 270960

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BRADFORD-ON-TONE CP ST12SE HELE 5/16 Hele Manor and Hele Mill House GV II Farmhouse now 2 dwellings. Probably C16, enlarged one bay south-east and again to south probably in C18, late C18-early C19 north agricultural range added, enlarged south front and mainly refenestrated mid-late C20. Roughcast with exposed rubble ground floor of south-east wing, slate roofs, hipped on wings, large brick stack rising end bay right at end of original dwelling, and centre of south east wing, lateral stack at rear of hall said to have been removed. Irregular U-plan: probably 3-cell and cross passage, latter removed and stair inserted, agricultural range added to north, now domestic, and 2 rooms to south-east added, extension at rear and south. Two storeys, 2:3:1 bays; all late C19-early C20 casements with some late C20 windows, left wing lit only in right hand bay, two windows below,one bay re-entrant angle, entrance centre of main block, open pedimented ashlar doorcase, fanlight and 6-panel door,long re-entrant angle to north wing with one window gable end said to have blocked slit opening to right of window.Right return of north winq has tripartite 12-pane sash window, otherwise late C20 casements. Interior not seen, said to contain 9-panel compartment ceiling, steeply chamfered beams in hall (Hele Mill House), with remains of panel ceilingin inner room beyond, east wall of this room removed and pillar inserted, kitchen end (Hele Manor) said to contain large fireplace with bread oven and probable site of stairs. The manor of Hele is mentioned in the Doomsday book but subsequent documentation is laCking. (VA6 Report, unpublished SRO, July 19811).

Listing NGR: ST1863924647

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in July, (1981)

National Grid Reference: ST 18639 24647


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