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Speke Hall, About 10 Metres North West of Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Dowlish Wake, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9127 / 50°54'45"N

Longitude: -2.8897 / 2°53'23"W

OS Eastings: 337545

OS Northings: 112957

OS Grid: ST375129

Mapcode National: GBR MB.QV05

Mapcode Global: FRA 46VP.D21

Entry Name: Speke Hall, About 10 Metres North West of Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 30 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307487

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262161

Location: Dowlish Wake, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Dowlish Wake

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Dowlishwake

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

DOWLISH WAKE CP
ST31SE
DOWLISH WAKE VILLAGE
2/41 Speke Hall, about 10 metres north
west of Church of St Andrew
-
GV II

Former day and Sunday school, closed 1949; now village hall. 1840, erected by William Speke. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh
slate roof to shallow pitch between stepped coped gables with cross-plan finials. single-storey, 6 bays. Pointed- .
arched 'Y'-tracery windows of 2 lights with labels, bays 2, 3, 5 and 6; former doorway to bay. 1 now blocker: projecting
from bay 4 a later gabled porch with plain chamfered pointed arched doorway and boarded door, with traces of a 4-centre
arched label to inner door visible above roof; over former bay 1 doorway a plain stone inscribed 'Erected by William
Speke Esq 1840', Single later windows in end gables, C20 extension to rear, Simple interior with coved ceiling exposing
collars of roof trusses. Building has important group value with Church of St Andrew (qv). (VCH Somerset, Vol IV. 1978,
p156).


Listing NGR: ST3754512957

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