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Description: Speke Hall, About 10 Metres North West of Church of St Andrew
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
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DOWLISH WAKE CP
DOWLISH WAKE VILLAGE
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
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Source: English Heritage
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