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North East Pavilion and Balustraded Brick Wall, Ven House

A Grade I Listed Building in Milborne Port, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9644 / 50°57'51"N

Longitude: -2.4558 / 2°27'20"W

OS Eastings: 368085

OS Northings: 118426

OS Grid: ST680184

Mapcode National: GBR MX.MHMJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 56RK.F2V

Entry Name: North East Pavilion and Balustraded Brick Wall, Ven House

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366378

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261885

Location: Milborne Port, South Somerset, Somerset, DT9

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Milborne Port

Built-Up Area: Milborne Port

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST61NE MILBORNE PORT CP LONDON ROAD (South side)

5/148 North-East Pavilion and
balustraded brick wall, Ven House
24.3.61

GV I

Pavilion to country house. Between 1698 and 1730, by Richard Grange for James Medlycott. Red brick, Flemish bond, with
Ham stone dressings: flat or near-flat roof hidden behind parapet. Rectangular plan; 2 storeys, 3 bays x 3 bays, with
through arch running North/South. North elevation has high stone plinth; Corinthian pilasters to bays, doubled to the
slightly projecting centre bay; balustraded open panels to parapet: 18-pane sash windows to bays 1 and 3 in architraved
keystoned surrounds, with niche panels in plinth under, and further stone panels above; to centre bay semi-circular
high arch with architrave and keystone with uncarved panel above: large pair fielded panel gates. South elevation
similar, but with 12-pane sash windows with no keystones to architrave and keystone with uncarved panel above: large
pair fielded panel gates. South elevation similar, but with 12-pane sash windows with no keystone to opening; doors in
plinth both sides. East elevation has no windows, West elevation quite plain, but with long plain recessed stone panel
below parapet. Link wall mostly on curve round to house, with rusticated plinth to same height as pavilion and Ven
House (qv) capped by open balustrade, all in ashlar work. Part of setting to an important Country House.


Listing NGR: ST6808518426

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