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Bournes, Wiveliscombe

Description: Bournes

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 270135

OS Grid Reference: ST0836127743
OS Grid Coordinates: 308361, 127743
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0417, -3.3085

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


8/59 Bournes


House, now divided in two. C16 with later alterations. Red sandstone random
rubble masonry, slate roof with coped gable to left, having brick stack, hipped
to right, original large stack on rear elevation. 2 storey with gabled 3 storey
porch, 3 bays, sashes with glazing bars and tripartite on ground floor in
slightly raised mortar surrounds of early C19, segmental headed door with
keystone and pilasters, also early C19. Right return elevation, similar
fenestration with glazed porch and late C18 fanlight. This wing contains mid C17
plaster ceiling, cut at the edges, showing Venus and Cupid in the triple oval
surround of roses and fleur de lys with the motto "Sine Cerero et Bacchus friget
Venus" and geometic bands of shallow moulded decoration; 2 fireplaces with
moulded jambs and wooden moulded lintels in this wing; main block has chamfered
beams, plank and stud partition with 2 centred arched doorway, and fine 4 centre
arched door inside.

Listing NGR: ST0836127743

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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