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Woodlands House

A Grade II Listed Building in Holford, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1594 / 51°9'33"N

Longitude: -3.2007 / 3°12'2"W

OS Eastings: 316129

OS Northings: 140703

OS Grid: ST161407

Mapcode National: GBR LX.76XQ

Mapcode Global: VH6GY.G4R0

Entry Name: Woodlands House

Listing Date: 22 May 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057427

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265160

Location: Holford, West Somerset, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Holford

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

STI4SE HOLFORD CP WOODLANDS

6/104
Woodlands House
22.5.69

GV II

House. Circa 1790, enlarged early C19. Roughcast over brick, hipped slate roof, modillion cornice, brick stacks with
twisted chimney pots. Double pile enlarged with semi-circular bow wings. 2 storeys, 3 bays; 12 pane sash windows, and
wooden trellis surrounds, central pedimented pilaster door case, half glazed double doors with side lights. 3 bay
right return of 12 pane sash windows and segmental headed tripartite sash windows with 2-light casements bottom left,
full height 3 window semi-circular bow addition to right. This was the home of John Kenyon, poet and philanthropist,
who introduced Browning to his future wife Elizabeth Barrett. (VCH Somerset, Vol.5 forthcoming; Moorman, M, Ed The
Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth, 1971; photograph in NMR).


Listing NGR: ST1612940703

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