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Speke Hall, About 10 Metres North West of Church of St Andrew, Dowlish Wake

Description: Speke Hall, About 10 Metres North West of Church of St Andrew

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 262161

OS Grid Reference: ST3754512957
OS Grid Coordinates: 337545, 112957
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9127, -2.8897

Locality: Dowlish Wake
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA19 0NY

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Listing Text

2/41 Spoke Hall, about 10 metres north
west of Church of St Andrew

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,

Listing NGR: ST3754512957

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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