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Knowle Riding Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Timberscombe, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1764 / 51°10'35"N

Longitude: -3.4882 / 3°29'17"W

OS Eastings: 296065

OS Northings: 142958

OS Grid: SS960429

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.6045

Mapcode Global: VH5K4.HP8K

Entry Name: Knowle Riding Centre

Listing Date: 5 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057302

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265374

Location: Timberscombe, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Timberscombe

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


7/91 Knowle Riding Centre


- II

Country house, now residential centre. Circa 1878 on earlier site by J D Sedding for Mr Hole. Squared red sandstone,
Ham stone dressings, steeply pitched slate roof, decorative ridge tiles, obelisk finials to gabled end bays and central
porch, large roughcast stacks to rear. Shallow E-plan. Elizabethan style. Two storeys with attic, 1:3:1:3:1 bays,
3-storey central porch, gable swept up to segmental pediment flanked by obelisks, patterned slate-hung returns to upper
storey, 3-light window, pedimented top to 3-light mullioned and transomed first floor window flanked by engaged
obelisks, entrance segmental pediment carried on fluted Ionic columns, leaded fanlight, C20 many paned door, flanked by
three 3-light mullioned and transomed windows, single light in central bay left, moulded string course on brackets,
ground floor with empty semi-circular headed niches in central bays, moulded string course below carried on brackets,
gabled end bays with 2-storey canted bays of 4-light mullioned and transomed windows with pediments similar to porch.
lost of first floor windows have original circular leading, Panels carved with heraldic achievements below segmental
pediments gable ends inscribed Anno D. and 18-- (eroded). C20 single storey addition right not included, on site of
original conservatory. Sedding was the architect to the Diocese of Bath and Wells. (Illustrated in The Builder).

Listing NGR: SS9606542958

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