History in Structure

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

Combe House Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Holford, 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.


Latitude: 51.1577 / 51°9'27"N

Longitude: -3.2151 / 3°12'54"W

OS Eastings: 315119

OS Northings: 140528

OS Grid: ST151405

Mapcode National: GBR LW.799L

Mapcode Global: VH6GY.754B

Entry Name: Combe House Hotel

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345685

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265155

Location: Holford, West Somerset, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Holford

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Find accommodation in

Listing Text


6/94 Combe House Hotel



Tannery and dwelling, now hotel. C16-C17, enlarged early C19. Colourwashed random rubble left, rendered right,
steeply pitched slate roof left, double span shallow pitch slate roof right with pantiled rear span, brick stacks left
and right of left block and left gabled end of right block. Plan: modified 3 cell and cross passage with double pile
right. One and a half and two and a half storeys, 5:3 bays; right block 3 segmental headed 2-light dormers, rest 12
pane sash windows, central open pediment pilaster doorcase, dentil moulding, half glazed door; left five 12 pane sash
windows, forth window larger with gabled top, probably a loft entrance with hoist originally, ground floor 12 pane sash
windows flanking entrance, C20 French windows to left, C20 2-light window beyond and small glazed opening. C20 glazed
door, porch, wrought iron balcony carried on wooden columns with low rendered wall. Raking buttresses on right return,
left return abutting tannery outbuildings (qv). Interior: chamfered beams with steps and runout stops, moulded dorway
with 4 centred arch head in room to left, collar and principal roof. There was an extensive tannery here in 1840, but
by 1910 it had become a private hotel. (VCH Somerset, Vol.5 forthcoming; photograph in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST1511940528

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

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

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.