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East Braynes West Braynes, Wiveliscombe

Description: East Braynes West Braynes

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 270134

OS Grid Reference: ST0828027729
OS Grid Coordinates: 308280, 127729
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0416, -3.3096

Location: Church Street, Wiveliscombe, Somerset TA4 2LT

Locality: Wiveliscombe
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 2LT

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Listing Text


8/58 No 27
(West Braynes) and No 29
(East Braynes)



House, now divided into two. C17 with C18 alterations. Red sandstone random
rubble masonry with some brick infill round the windows of the centre block,
chamfered stone plinth on left wing and centre block with wooden moulded
cornice, hipped roof with double Roman tiles, and brick and rendered stacks.
'U'-plan. 2 storeys over basement left and centre, with the right wing 3-storeys
sloping site, 2:3:2 bays, sash windows with glazing bars, the first floor
windows of the left-hand wing have the thick glazing bars of the early C18,
while the ground floor left-hand wing and the first floor right-hand wing have
C20 sashes, gables to the casement windows of the second floor right-hand wing
break through the eaves. Tuscan porch with diamond pattern frieze, double
eight-panel door with fanlight circa 1800, approached by short flight of steps
with swept back cast iron railings. The right-hand wing contains a squaredheaded
carriage entrance with studded tongue and groove door, with similar, smaller
door beside it.

Listing NGR: ST0828027729

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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