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Wellisford Manor, Langford Budville

Description: Wellisford Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 270993

OS Grid Reference: ST0949122082
OS Grid Coordinates: 309491, 122082
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9910, -3.2910

Location: Langford Budville, Somerset TA21 0SB

Locality: Langford Budville
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA21 0SB

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Listing Text

Wellisford Manor
Country house. Mid-late C18, possibly incorporating earlier building, altered early C20.
Red brick English bond on facade changing to Flemish in upper courses. Flemish bond to
later additions, roughcast on garden front, hipped steeply pitched slate roof with
deep coved cornice on facade, brick stacks. Plan: double pile with 2 full height
bow windows on garden front, billiard room addition south-east corner, extended
north-west corner now linked to the Old Coach House(qv). Two storeys plus attic,
2:1:2:2 bays, gabled attic dormers in roof space, full height hipped projecting porch,
all cruciform leaded windows with moulded surrounds, probably early C20, porch
semi-circular with headed arched opening in moulded brick, similar inner doorway
with arch head door, tessellated pavement. Garden front, 2:3:1:3 bays, 16-pane
sash windows left. 12-pane in canted bays with 15-pane ground floor, 6 x 3-pane
stair light centre, niche below, flatroofed single storey 3-bay billiard room adjoining.
Interior: late C18 panelling, chimney piece and plaster cornices to east room,
cornice only in west room, entrance hall panelled in stained pine early C20,
stair case with barley sugar twist balusters probably late C19-early C20, late
C18 Adam style decoration to oval stair landing light, moulded beams and
plasterwork to billiard room stated by owners to have been built in 1930s.
It is difficult to be certain of the evolution of the building, the facade appears
to have been extensively altered and reroofed early C20.

Listing NGR: ST0949122082

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Source: English Heritage

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