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Willett House, Elworthy

Description: Willett House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 264768

OS Grid Reference: ST1102934575
OS Grid Coordinates: 311029, 134575
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1036, -3.2721

Location: Elworthy, Somerset TA4 3QE

Locality: Elworthy
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 3QE

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Listing Text


9/11 Willett House


- II*

House. Circa 1816, East front altered mid C19. Architect Richard Carver for Daniel Blommert. Rendered over rubble,
hipped slate roof overhanging eaves, soffit board with slender brackets, rendered stacks centre and to rear. Double
pile. 2 storeys, 2:1:2 bays, first floor 12-pane sash windows, ground floor 15 pane sash windows, centre bay breaks
forward slightly containing ashlar sandstone 3 bay Greek Doric screen with pilaster responds, approached by flight of 3
marble steps, recessed C20 half glazed door, side lights with marginal glazing bars, and fanlight all in Adar style
with frieze and dentil moulded cornice above. Right return, 3:1 bays, dentil moulded cornice, quoins, full height
canted ashlar sandstone bay left, first floor 12 pane sash windows, groundfloor 15 pane sash windows with glazing bars
only on inner face of glass, tripartite window right, all in lugged surrounds, lower independently roofed 3-bay service
wing to rear. Interior: restored late C20, moulded plaster cornices, imported fireplaces, late C17 style panelling in
dining room, "T"-plan stair with cast iron enriched balusters. (VCH Somerset, vol 5, forthcoming; Photograph in

Listing NGR: ST1102934575

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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