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The Jolliffe Column and Terraced Base

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kilmersdon, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.268 / 51°16'4"N

Longitude: -2.4054 / 2°24'19"W

OS Eastings: 371811

OS Northings: 152170

OS Grid: ST718521

Mapcode National: GBR MZ.0BF3

Mapcode Global: VH975.8D69

Entry Name: The Jolliffe Column and Terraced Base

Listing Date: 11 March 1968

Last Amended: 25 June 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058687

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267923

Location: Kilmersdon, Mendip, Somerset, BA3

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Kilmersdon

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

6/140 The Jolliffe Column and terraced
(previously listed as The Joliffe
Column at Ammerdown House)
- II*

Prospect column. 1853, in memory of Thomas Samuel Jolliffe. By Joseph Jopling. Ashlar. Tapering cylindrical column, "a
curious object, more like a lighthouse or a very big candelstick than a column, surmounted by a cage ornamented with
stained glass", now virtually all missing; height approximately 50 m. Pedestal square on plan with semi-circular head
door opening, now blocked and 3 corresponding incised stone tablets, one in English, one French, and one Latin
commemorating Jolliffe; windows at the angles. Terraced base reached by 4 sets of stone steps, curved balustrades.
(Country Life, Feb 16, 1929).

Listing NGR: ST7181152170

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