WELLISFORD MANOR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307646
Date first listed:
25-Jan-1956
Statutory Address:
WELLISFORD MANOR

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Location

Statutory Address:
WELLISFORD MANOR

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Taunton Deane (District Authority)
Parish:
Langford Budville
National Grid Reference:
ST 09491 22082

Details

LANGFORD BUDVILLE CP ST02SE WELLISFORD 3/52 Wellisford Manor 25.1.56 GV II Country house. Mid-late C18, possibly incorporating earlier building, altered early C20. Red brick English bond on facade changing to Flemish in upper courses. Flemish bond to later additions, roughcast on garden front, hipped steeply pitched slate roof with deep coved cornice on facade, brick stacks. Plan: double pile with 2 full height bow windows on garden front, billiard room addition south-east corner, extended north-west corner now linked to the Old Coach House(qv). Two storeys plus attic, 2:1:2:2 bays, gabled attic dormers in roof space, full height hipped projecting porch, all cruciform leaded windows with moulded surrounds, probably early C20, porch semi-circular with headed arched opening in moulded brick, similar inner doorway with arch head door, tessellated pavement. Garden front, 2:3:1:3 bays, 16-pane sash windows left. 12-pane in canted bays with 15-pane ground floor, 6 x 3-pane stair light centre, niche below, flatroofed single storey 3-bay billiard room adjoining. Interior: late C18 panelling, chimney piece and plaster cornices to east room, cornice only in west room, entrance hall panelled in stained pine early C20, stair case with barley sugar twist balusters probably late C19-early C20, late C18 Adam style decoration to oval stair landing light, moulded beams and plasterwork to billiard room stated by owners to have been built in 1930s. It is difficult to be certain of the evolution of the building, the facade appears to have been extensively altered and reroofed early C20.

Listing NGR: ST0949122082

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
270993
Legacy System:
LBS

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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