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Wookey Hole, Yeovilton

Description: Wookey Hole

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 262795

OS Grid Reference: ST5474622976
OS Grid Coordinates: 354746, 122976
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0044, -2.6463

Location: Pyle Lane, Yeovilton, Somerset BA22 8HX

Locality: Yeovilton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 8HX

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Listing Text


8/183 Wookey Hole
(Previously listed as
19.4.61 "The Rectory")

- II

Former Rectory, now private house. Early C18 with earlier fragments.
Local stone cut squared and coursed, Ham stone dressings; hipped Welsh
slate roof with copings to projecting gables; stone chimney stacks.
2-storeys with attic; 5-bay facade with outer bays slightly projecting.
Central doorway with 6-flush panel door, 2 glazed, set in bolection
mould architrave under curved pediment hood on console brackets, with
arms in cartouche, said to be Sandys. 3-light transitional windows
between ovolo mould mullioned and architraved, with most lights leaded,
some old iron casement windows with catches and stops, many with
internal ferramenta; blind windows at upper levels in outer bays. The
interior has window shutters, many 6 and 8 panelled doors, but staircase
probably early C20; some ceiling covinqs; good sun-room on South-west

Listing NGR: ST5460023900

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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