History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Woodlands House

A Grade II Listed Building in Holford, Somerset

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


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

Find accommodation in

Listing Text


Woodlands House


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

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

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.