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Woolston Grange

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicknoller, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1509 / 51°9'3"N

Longitude: -3.2929 / 3°17'34"W

OS Eastings: 309670

OS Northings: 139862

OS Grid: ST096398

Mapcode National: GBR LS.7MMQ

Mapcode Global: VH6GW.WB2L

Entry Name: Woolston Grange

Listing Date: 22 May 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057435

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265075

Location: Bicknoller, West Somerset, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Bicknoller

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


9/28 Woolston Grange



House. Late C16 - early C17, altered early C19, extensively remodelled 1911 by Horace Farquharson. Red sandstone random
rubble, slate roofs, hipped over projecting entrance bay, lower independently roofed service wing to right with single
storey lean to addition beyond, brick stacks gable ends and to right of entrance. Plan: 3 cell and cross passage
modified. 2-storeys, 1:1:2:2 bays; windows moulded ashlar 2-light mullioned and transomed windows with leaded panes
except in full height projecting porch bay where 4-light, 3-light on returns, and first floor of service wing 2-light
casement windows. Groundfloor small 2-light leaded casement windows flanking entrance bay. Entrance through segmental
headed opening dressed stone surround with square hoodmould, early C20 plank door, service entrance in end bay single
storey addition, plank door under pentite hood, casement window to right. The rear elevation is in contrast to this
austere facade a pretty Arts and Crafts confection of gables, dormers and catslide roofs with gabled wing to left large
external stack, part of original dwelling. Interior: inner room now hall, moulded 4 panel coapartment much restored, 12
panel compartment ceiling in outer room, but possibly imported. Upper storey not viewed, said to contain 3 pairs of
jointed crucks. Country Life illustrates the house before alteration, a very dull early C19 facade, double span roof
and scattered fenestration with'wtrance one bay to right of present, which was then only a late C19 canted bay window.
(VAG Report, unpublished SRO, October 1975; Country Life, March 4 1911 photographs in NMR.

Listing NGR: ST0967039862

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