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Bulford House, Wellington

Description: Bulford House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 January 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 270061

OS Grid Reference: ST1411820319
OS Grid Coordinates: 314118, 120319
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9759, -3.2246

Location: South Street, Wellington, Somerset TA21 8PA

Locality: Wellington
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA21 8PA

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Listing Text

(East Side)
No 39
(Bulford House)
ST 1420 2/46 25.1.51.
C18 home of the Were and Fox families. Apparently largely rebuilt early C19,
probably when the Fox firm moved to Tonedale House. Front is in 2 parts. Early
C19 2 storey stucco front of higher elevation on right. Projecting eaves, slate
roofs hipped to each end. This part has 1 window and 3 window spaces to 1st floor.
Ground floor openings are set in shallow arched recesses. Sash windows with thin
glazing bars. Brown brick porch in middle of front projects to pavement. Pitched
slate roof with eaves forming a triangular pediment. Plain pilasters flank entrance
with 6-panel door. Lower part set back to left may be C18 in structure. 3 windows
plus one blocked window space. Sashes with glazing bars. Single storey extension
on left projects to street and is linked to porch by a red brick wwall with swept
up ends. Wooden door to small yard. High red brick extension, probably an early
mill building, at rear. Interior of house retains one very fine early C18 style
wood panelled room with simple plaster ceiling. Triple light curved bow in south
wall. Pleasant staircase with mahogany handrail and landing rail in early C19
part of house. Graded for the wood panelled room.

No 39, 41, The Willows, No 45 and The Cottage form a group.

Listing NGR: ST1411820319

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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