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Woolston Grange, Bicknoller

Description: Woolston Grange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 265075

OS Grid Reference: ST0967039862
OS Grid Coordinates: 309670, 139862
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1509, -3.2929

Location: Bicknoller, Somerset TA4 4LW

Locality: Bicknoller
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 4LW

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Listing Text


9/28 Woolston Grange



House. Late C16 - early C17, altered early C19, extensively remodelled 1911 by Horace Farquharson. Red sandstone random
rubble, slate roofs, hipped over projecting entrance bay, lower independently roofed service wing to right with single
storey lean to addition beyond, brick stacks gable ends and to right of entrance. Plan: 3 cell and cross passage
modified. 2-storeys, 1:1:2:2 bays; windows moulded ashlar 2-light mullioned and transomed windows with leaded panes
except in full height projecting porch bay where 4-light, 3-light on returns, and first floor of service wing 2-light
casement windows. Groundfloor small 2-light leaded casement windows flanking entrance bay. Entrance through segmental
headed opening dressed stone surround with square hoodmould, early C20 plank door, service entrance in end bay single
storey addition, plank door under pentite hood, casement window to right. The rear elevation is in contrast to this
austere facade a pretty Arts and Crafts confection of gables, dormers and catslide roofs with gabled wing to left large
external stack, part of original dwelling. Interior: inner room now hall, moulded 4 panel coapartment much restored, 12
panel compartment ceiling in outer room, but possibly imported. Upper storey not viewed, said to contain 3 pairs of
jointed crucks. Country Life illustrates the house before alteration, a very dull early C19 facade, double span roof
and scattered fenestration with'wtrance one bay to right of present, which was then only a late C19 canted bay window.
(VAG Report, unpublished SRO, October 1975; Country Life, March 4 1911 photographs in NMR.

Listing NGR: ST0967039862

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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