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Bradley House, West Bradley

Description: Bradley House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 2 June 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 267670

OS Grid Reference: ST5582836925
OS Grid Coordinates: 355828, 136925
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1299, -2.6326

Location: West Bradley, Somerset BA6 8LN

Locality: West Bradley
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA6 8LN

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Listing Text

Bradley House
(previously listed as West
Bradley House)


Country house. C16/Cl7, much late C18 and C19 alterations, including roof. Coursed and squared rubble, freestone
dressings, double Roman tile roof with its ridge running north-south. Square on plan, full height flat roofed square
bay set diagonally across each angle, tall cappinq C19 brick stacks; postulated as Elizabethan conceit. Three storeys,
2 bays to each elevation; single window on each floor to front face of each bay; 12-pane sash windows in re-used
ovolo-moulded stone architraves, 6-pane sash windows to second floor in similar surrounds, the window to each bay blank
and painted as false windows, continuous weathered strings rising into hood moulds on ground and first floors; large
irregularly placed stairlight to rear with a semi circular head, 22-pane sash window. Central door opening to west
elevation, paired 2-panelled doors, gabled hood on consoles. Interior virtually completely re-fitted late C18,
including doors and windows shutters, but 2 early fireplaces in stone surrounds with 4-centred heads, elaborate
moulding; similar fireplace to second floor, further fireplaces probably remain to be uncovered. (Pevsner N, Buildings
of England, South and West Somerset, l958).

Listing NGR: ST5582836925

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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