SPEKE HALL, ABOUT 10 METRES NORTH WEST OF CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307487
Date first listed:
30-Nov-1987
Statutory Address:
SPEKE HALL, ABOUT 10 METRES NORTH WEST OF CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

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Location

Statutory Address:
SPEKE HALL, ABOUT 10 METRES NORTH WEST OF CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Dowlish Wake
National Grid Reference:
ST 37545 12957

Details

DOWLISH WAKE CP ST31SE DOWLISH WAKE VILLAGE 2/41 Speke Hall, about 10 metres north west of Church of St Andrew - GV II Former day and Sunday school, closed 1949; now village hall. 1840, erected by William Speke. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate roof to shallow pitch between stepped coped gables with cross-plan finials. single-storey, 6 bays. Pointed- . arched 'Y'-tracery windows of 2 lights with labels, bays 2, 3, 5 and 6; former doorway to bay. 1 now blocker: projecting from bay 4 a later gabled porch with plain chamfered pointed arched doorway and boarded door, with traces of a 4-centre arched label to inner door visible above roof; over former bay 1 doorway a plain stone inscribed 'Erected by William Speke Esq 1840', Single later windows in end gables, C20 extension to rear, Simple interior with coved ceiling exposing collars of roof trusses. Building has important group value with Church of St Andrew (qv). (VCH Somerset, Vol IV. 1978, p156).

Listing NGR: ST3754512957

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
262161
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1978), 156

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 29 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/10853/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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