NORTH EAST PAVILION AND BALUSTRADED BRICK WALL, VEN HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1366378
Date first listed:
24-Mar-1961
Statutory Address:
NORTH EAST PAVILION AND BALUSTRADED BRICK WALL, VEN HOUSE, LONDON ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
NORTH EAST PAVILION AND BALUSTRADED BRICK WALL, VEN HOUSE, LONDON ROAD

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Milborne Port
National Grid Reference:
ST 68085 18426

Details

ST61NE MILBORNE PORT CP LONDON ROAD (South side)

5/148 North-East Pavilion and balustraded brick wall, Ven House 24.3.61

GV I

Pavilion to country house. Between 1698 and 1730, by Richard Grange for James Medlycott. Red brick, Flemish bond, with Ham stone dressings: flat or near-flat roof hidden behind parapet. Rectangular plan; 2 storeys, 3 bays x 3 bays, with through arch running North/South. North elevation has high stone plinth; Corinthian pilasters to bays, doubled to the slightly projecting centre bay; balustraded open panels to parapet: 18-pane sash windows to bays 1 and 3 in architraved keystoned surrounds, with niche panels in plinth under, and further stone panels above; to centre bay semi-circular high arch with architrave and keystone with uncarved panel above: large pair fielded panel gates. South elevation similar, but with 12-pane sash windows with no keystones to architrave and keystone with uncarved panel above: large pair fielded panel gates. South elevation similar, but with 12-pane sash windows with no keystone to opening; doors in plinth both sides. East elevation has no windows, West elevation quite plain, but with long plain recessed stone panel below parapet. Link wall mostly on curve round to house, with rusticated plinth to same height as pavilion and Ven House (qv) capped by open balustrade, all in ashlar work. Part of setting to an important Country House.

Listing NGR: ST6808518426

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
261885
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 37 Somerset,

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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