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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1057427
English Heritage Legacy ID: 265160
Location: Holford, West Somerset, Somerset, TA5
District: West Somerset
Civil Parish: Holford
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
STI4SE HOLFORD CP WOODLANDS
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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