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A Grade II Listed Building in Wiveliscombe, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0417 / 51°2'30"N

Longitude: -3.3085 / 3°18'30"W

OS Eastings: 308361

OS Northings: 127743

OS Grid: ST083277

Mapcode National: GBR LR.GPN6

Mapcode Global: FRA 36YC.JVL

Entry Name: Bournes

Listing Date: 25 January 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059864

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270135

Location: Wiveliscombe, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Wiveliscombe

Built-Up Area: Wiveliscombe

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


8/59 Bournes


House, now divided in two. C16 with later alterations. Red sandstone random
rubble masonry, slate roof with coped gable to left, having brick stack, hipped
to right, original large stack on rear elevation. 2 storey with gabled 3 storey
porch, 3 bays, sashes with glazing bars and tripartite on ground floor in
slightly raised mortar surrounds of early C19, segmental headed door with
keystone and pilasters, also early C19. Right return elevation, similar
fenestration with glazed porch and late C18 fanlight. This wing contains mid C17
plaster ceiling, cut at the edges, showing Venus and Cupid in the triple oval
surround of roses and fleur de lys with the motto "Sine Cerero et Bacchus friget
Venus" and geometic bands of shallow moulded decoration; 2 fireplaces with
moulded jambs and wooden moulded lintels in this wing; main block has chamfered
beams, plank and stud partition with 2 centred arched doorway, and fine 4 centre
arched door inside.

Listing NGR: ST0836127743

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

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