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Wadbury and Attached Courtyard Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Mells, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2393 / 51°14'21"N

Longitude: -2.378 / 2°22'40"W

OS Eastings: 373709

OS Northings: 148964

OS Grid: ST737489

Mapcode National: GBR 0S6.CLX

Mapcode Global: VH97C.Q3QT

Entry Name: Wadbury and Attached Courtyard Wall

Listing Date: 27 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058294

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266788

Location: Mells, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Mells

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

MELLS CP
ST74NW OUTLYING

3/89 Wadbury and attached courtyard
wall
-

GV II

Country house. 1840 by James Wilson of Bath for Thomas Fussell. Bath stone ashlar, slate roof, ashlar stacks with
elaborate caps, some paired connected by a small semi-circular arch, wide bracketed eaves. Irregular plan, Italianate
style. 2-storeys, 1:3:1 bays; left bay slightly set forward has paired semi-circular head sash windows with marginal
lights in stone surrounds to first floor, below large semi-circular headed niche; centre 3 bays have casements in
segmental headed recesses to first floor, below sash windows with glazing bars in deep semi-circular headed recesses
with moulded voussoirs; right bay set forward slightly in 3-storey tower has sash windows in similar openings, third
storey set back slightly behind moulded band has triple semi-circular headed openings, outer blank, centre has sash
window with marginal glazing bars. Broad bracketed cornice above surmounted by pierced parapet. Central door opening in
deep semi-circular headed recess, double single panelled doors with studding, above fanlight with glazing bars. Centre
3-bays have projecting carriage porch; Ionic pilasters, paired to each side supporting 3 segmental headed openings with
fluted keystones, above dentillated cornice and blocking course. Wall to left enclosing courtyard of squared and
coursed Doulting, moulded coping; pair of ashlar gate piers with moulded pyramidal cappings, doorway with moulded hood
on brackets, plank door. Interior contains co-eval plasterwork and fireplaces to ground floor rooms.


Listing NGR: ST7370948964

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