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Whitelackington House, and Gazebos to South-East and South-West Corners, Whitelackington

Description: Whitelackington House, and Gazebos to South-East and South-West Corners

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 264029

OS Grid Reference: ST3796315242
OS Grid Coordinates: 337963, 115242
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9333, -2.8842

Location: Back Lane, Whitelackington, Somerset TA19 9EH

Locality: Whitelackington
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA19 9EH

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Listing Text

7/137 Whitelackington House, and
gazebos to south-east and
south-west corners


Detached house. Portion of a large C17 house altered in C18 and C19. Ham stone near-ashlar; Welsh slate roofs behind
moulded coped gables, some with obelisk finials; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic; west entrance facade of
4 bays, Chamfered plinth, large gables to the pairs of bays; hollow-chamfered aullioned windows in recesses without
labels below, but with labels to first floor and attics, 3-light to all but upper bay 2, which has a semi-circular
arched sash window with arched label, below which is a moulded semi-circular arched doorway with 6-panel door and
radially-glazed fanlight, to which was added in 1981 an open stone porch with Doric columns and plain entablature.
forth elevation of 5 bays, with sash windows in architraves to inner bays, those to bay 2 set higher and with
semi-circular arched heads; to bays 3 and 4 they are 9-pane below and 12-pane above, with part-glazed door between
these bays; outer bays have projecting chimney stacks partly gabled at heads. East elevation of 4 bays, gabled as west
elevation, but with sash windows in architraves, all 16-pane; to upper bay 3 a semi-circular arched sash window with
"I'-traceried head, and below a semi-circular arched doorway with Doric side pilasters and open pediment hood. Two
gazebos attached to southern corners, and small lean-to on north elevation. Interior not seen, but a wood newel stair
of C17 said to survive to attic (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1976).

Listing NGR: ST3796315242

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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