WHITELACKINGTON HOUSE, AND GAZEBOS TO SOUTH-EAST AND SOUTH-WEST CORNERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1308161
Date first listed:
04-Feb-1958
Statutory Address:
WHITELACKINGTON HOUSE, AND GAZEBOS TO SOUTH-EAST AND SOUTH-WEST CORNERS

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Location

Statutory Address:
WHITELACKINGTON HOUSE, AND GAZEBOS TO SOUTH-EAST AND SOUTH-WEST CORNERS

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Whitelackington
National Grid Reference:
ST 37963 15242

Details

WHITELACKINGTON CP - ST3715 7/137 Whitelackington House, and gazebos to south-east and south-west corners 4.2.58

GV II*

Detached house. Portion of a large C17 house altered in C18 and C19. Ham stone near-ashlar; Welsh slate roofs behind moulded coped gables, some with obelisk finials; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic; west entrance facade of 4 bays, Chamfered plinth, large gables to the pairs of bays; hollow-chamfered aullioned windows in recesses without labels below, but with labels to first floor and attics, 3-light to all but upper bay 2, which has a semi-circular arched sash window with arched label, below which is a moulded semi-circular arched doorway with 6-panel door and radially-glazed fanlight, to which was added in 1981 an open stone porch with Doric columns and plain entablature. forth elevation of 5 bays, with sash windows in architraves to inner bays, those to bay 2 set higher and with semi-circular arched heads; to bays 3 and 4 they are 9-pane below and 12-pane above, with part-glazed door between these bays; outer bays have projecting chimney stacks partly gabled at heads. East elevation of 4 bays, gabled as west elevation, but with sash windows in architraves, all 16-pane; to upper bay 3 a semi-circular arched sash window with "I'-traceried head, and below a semi-circular arched doorway with Doric side pilasters and open pediment hood. Two gazebos attached to southern corners, and small lean-to on north elevation. Interior not seen, but a wood newel stair of C17 said to survive to attic (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1976).

Listing NGR: ST3796315242

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
264029
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in Vernacular Architecture Group Report, (1976)

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: 14 Sep 2004
Reference: IOE01/13190/10
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