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Weacombe House

A Grade II* Listed Building in West Quantoxhead, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1578 / 51°9'28"N

Longitude: -3.2746 / 3°16'28"W

OS Eastings: 310960

OS Northings: 140613

OS Grid: ST109406

Mapcode National: GBR LT.767C

Mapcode Global: VH6GX.6567

Entry Name: Weacombe House

Listing Date: 22 May 1969

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175891

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265263

Location: West Quantoxhead, West Somerset, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: West Quantoxhead

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


5/224 Weacombe House


Country house. Mid C18, altered circa 1820. Render grooved on ashlar, Ham stone dressings, hipped slate roof behind
parapet, modillion cornice with shallow pediment over central bay, breaking forward slightly and distinguished by
quoins. Plan: double pile with long service wing at rear. 2-storeys, 2:1:2 bays; 12 pane sash windows except first
floor centre 2 tier casements, all with Gibbs surrounds, likewise central doorway, double door partially glazed, early
C19 flat roofed Ham stone porch, paired Tuscan columns carrying frieze of triglyphs and metopes blank central panel. 2
bay right return, 3 bay left. Interior: good selection mid - late C18 plaster cornices and carved pine chimney pieces,
entrance hall canted corners and cantilevered stair, double baluster with cut string. Weacombe was part of the St.
Audries (qv) estate until 1835 and may have been the dower house. (Photograph in NMR; VCH Somerset, Vol.5

Listing NGR: ST1096040613

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