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The Jolliffe Column and Terraced Base, Kilmersdon

Description: The Jolliffe Column and Terraced Base

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 267923

OS Grid Reference: ST7181152170
OS Grid Coordinates: 371811, 152170
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2680, -2.4054

Location: Kilmersdon, Somerset BA3 5SH

Locality: Kilmersdon
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA3 5SH

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Listing Text

6/140 The Jolliffe Column and terraced
(previously listed as The Joliffe
Column at Ammerdown House)
- II*

Prospect column. 1853, in memory of Thomas Samuel Jolliffe. By Joseph Jopling. Ashlar. Tapering cylindrical column, "a
curious object, more like a lighthouse or a very big candelstick than a column, surmounted by a cage ornamented with
stained glass", now virtually all missing; height approximately 50 m. Pedestal square on plan with semi-circular head
door opening, now blocked and 3 corresponding incised stone tablets, one in English, one French, and one Latin
commemorating Jolliffe; windows at the angles. Terraced base reached by 4 sets of stone steps, curved balustrades.
(Country Life, Feb 16, 1929).

Listing NGR: ST7181152170

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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