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Stabling and Other Outbuildings, Attached to East Side of Ven House, Milborne Port

Description: Stabling and Other Outbuildings, Attached to East Side of Ven House

Grade: I
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 261889

OS Grid Reference: ST6807818403
OS Grid Coordinates: 368078, 118403
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9642, -2.4559

Location: A30, Milborne Port, Somerset DT9 5RA

Locality: Milborne Port
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 5RA

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Listing Text


5/152 Stabling and other outbuildings,
attached to East side of Ven House



Stables, etc. 1835-36, by Decimus Burton. Ham stone ashlar facing house, red brick with ashlar dressings elsewhere;
hipped Welsh slate roof, largely behind parapet, crowned in centre of East section by classical style timber clock
turret with weathervane. 'L'-plan, single storey: 13 bays along South wall, 5 bays East return. South face of South
wing begins as 7 bays of high garden wall extending from South East corner of Ven House (QV), with cornice and stone
piers and urn finials to parapet over, then elliptical archway with simple surround, impost blocks and console bracket
keystone, plain pilasters each side, crowned with stone carved eagles; then 3 bays of 8-pane sash windows in keystoned
architraved surrounds, centre adapted for french doors, parapet as before. East wall of East wing plain; West elevation
has projecting centre 2 bays with large semi-circular arches with doors and overfill: South East corner room adapted as
billiard room, and unit to West of archway against South wall now garage. Part of the complex setting to a Country
house. (Country Life, 24 June, 1911).

Listing NGR: ST6807818403

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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