History in Structure

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

Penn House with Retaining Wall and Stone Stairs to North-East of House

A Grade II Listed Building in Yeovil, 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.

Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9393 / 50°56'21"N

Longitude: -2.6319 / 2°37'54"W

OS Eastings: 355694

OS Northings: 115725

OS Grid: ST556157

Mapcode National: GBR MP.P10Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 56CM.JGR

Entry Name: Penn House with Retaining Wall and Stone Stairs to North-East of House

Listing Date: 17 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173304

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261393

Location: Yeovil, South Somerset, Somerset, BA20

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Yeovil

Built-Up Area: Yeovil

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Find accommodation in
Yeovil

Listing Text

ST5515NE YEOVIL CP PENN HILL (West side)

8/55 Penn Rouse with retaining
wall and stone stairs to
North-east of house
-

- II

Town House, in considerable grounds; Middle C19. Rendered with stone dressings;
hipped slate roof with wide soffite supported by pairs of wood corbel brackets
at intervals; rendered brick chimney stacks. Two and a half storeys, the West
entrance facade is of 3-bays, the centre bay projecting. Segmental sweep of 5
steps (with middle C20 wrought iron railings) leads to pair of doors with upper
panels glazed, set in a deep hallow-chamfered semi-circular arched recess with
arch and impost mouldings, there being a cast iron radial fanlight over the
door: a blank arched recess to the left, to the right a single storey angled
stone bay window with plain sashes: to the first floor three 9-pane sash
windows, the centre being in an architrave. Parapet to centre projection, and
above 2-timber dormer windows with slightly pitched roofs. The South garden
elevation has 4-bays: the ground floor being obscured by a substantial stone
colonnaded conservatory with flat roof, the openings have semi-circular headed
arches and are part glazed: to the first floor 2-floor length semi-circular
headed 12-pane margined sashes; (one blind) on either side two 9-pane sash
windows with original sliding venetian shutters; off-centre dormer window with
two small sash windows and segmental roof. The East side has a straightforward 5
bay facade, with basement window in addition. To the North side is a middle C20
extension of little interest. The interior not inspected. To the North East of
the building a flight of stone steps with moulded stone balustrade, piers, and
return wing wall to house, included for their interest. The house understood to
have been built by Peter Daniell, a glove manufacturer and town developer.


Listing NGR: ST5569415725

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

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.