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Ammerdown House and Stables Now Known As Ammerdown Study Centre ammerdown Study Centre

A Grade I Listed Building in Kilmersdon, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2724 / 51°16'20"N

Longitude: -2.4154 / 2°24'55"W

OS Eastings: 371115

OS Northings: 152663

OS Grid: ST711526

Mapcode National: GBR MZ.01VW

Mapcode Global: VH975.28XY

Entry Name: Ammerdown House and Stables Now Known As Ammerdown Study Centre ammerdown Study Centre

Listing Date: 11 March 1968

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058685

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267916

Location: Kilmersdon, Mendip, Somerset, BA3

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Kilmersdon

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

6/133 Ammerdown House and stables now
known as Ammerdown Study Centre

Country house and stables with adjacent formal gardens in emparked landscape; stables converted to study centre. 1788
by James Wyatt for Thomas Samuel Jolliffe; enlarged in conforming style 1857 by Manners and Gill and 1877; further
alteration to west front of 1901, possibly by Sir Edwin Lutyens; stables much altered with considerable non-conforming
additions after 1971. Bath stone ashlar. Rectangular on plan with service wing and stables to north. Classical style in
the Wyatt idiom. South front probably the least altered, 3 storeys, windows of decreasing size, 1:5:1 bays, those to
each side projecting slightly with blind apertures; high rusticated ground floor with Venetian windows in large
semi-circular headed arches; first floor band; upper windows in moulded stone architraves, on first floor with
cornices, dividing plain pilasters and pilasters at the angels; entablature, cornice and parapet with coping; all
window openings with sashes with glazing bars. Entrance front to west in conforming style; 3 bays, paired pilasters;
single-storeyed porch to north-west corner, an addition of 1877, contemporary the smoking room to north attached to
entrance to former stable yard by 2-storeyed service wing, 3-storeyed tower; entrance to stable yard through
semi-circular head archway, triangular pediment over with arms in relief to tympanum, paired wood and wrought- iron
gates. Range of former stables at rear. Interior of house with many fine features. (Country Life, Feb 16, and March 2,

Listing NGR: ST7111552663

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

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