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Wookey Hole

A Grade II Listed Building in Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0044 / 51°0'15"N

Longitude: -2.6463 / 2°38'46"W

OS Eastings: 354746

OS Northings: 122976

OS Grid: ST547229

Mapcode National: GBR MN.K3C2

Mapcode Global: FRA 56BG.BV5

Entry Name: Wookey Hole

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Last Amended: 16 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056747

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262795

Location: Yeovilton, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Yeovilton

Built-Up Area: Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


8/183 Wookey Hole
(Previously listed as
19.4.61 "The Rectory")

- II

Former Rectory, now private house. Early C18 with earlier fragments.
Local stone cut squared and coursed, Ham stone dressings; hipped Welsh
slate roof with copings to projecting gables; stone chimney stacks.
2-storeys with attic; 5-bay facade with outer bays slightly projecting.
Central doorway with 6-flush panel door, 2 glazed, set in bolection
mould architrave under curved pediment hood on console brackets, with
arms in cartouche, said to be Sandys. 3-light transitional windows
between ovolo mould mullioned and architraved, with most lights leaded,
some old iron casement windows with catches and stops, many with
internal ferramenta; blind windows at upper levels in outer bays. The
interior has window shutters, many 6 and 8 panelled doors, but staircase
probably early C20; some ceiling covinqs; good sun-room on South-west

Listing NGR: ST5460023900

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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