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Wookey Hole

A Grade II Listed Building in 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

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15/05/2018


PYLE LANE (South side)
The Old Rectory

(Formerly listed as Wookey Hole, previously listed as The Rectory)


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.

Two storeys with attic; five-bay facade with outer bays slightly projecting. Central doorway with six-flush panel door, two glazed, set in bolection mould architrave under curved pediment hood on console brackets, with arms in cartouche, said to be Sandys. Three-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 six and eight panelled doors, but staircase probably early C20; some ceiling covinqs; good sun-room on south west corner.

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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