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Old Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wellington, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9771 / 50°58'37"N

Longitude: -3.2302 / 3°13'48"W

OS Eastings: 313729

OS Northings: 120468

OS Grid: ST137204

Mapcode National: GBR LV.LRH4

Mapcode Global: FRA 463J.KCL

Entry Name: Old Court

Listing Date: 25 January 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059899

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270018

Location: Wellington, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA21

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Wellington

Built-Up Area: Wellington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Wellington St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

(North Side)
No 1 (Old Court)
ST 1320 1/39 25.1.51.
Set back from the road. C16 seat of the Pophams stood here, but was much damaged
in the Civil War. Along the back of the house are 3 rooms with coved ceilings,
evidently part of an ancient structure, also 3 old stone chimneys. Front of
house was added early C19. This is 2 storey 4 window roughcast, the centre being
higher and having modillion cornice to parapet. Glass conservatory across front
with Gothic glazing bars. Vases at corners. Roof has wrought iron bell turret.
Internally one of the older rooms has interesting early C19 plasterwork and Gothic
woodwork detail.

No 1; gatepiers gates and railings at No 1; former coach house and garden wall
at No 1 and No 3 form a group with No 41 Fore Street.

Listing NGR: ST1372920468

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

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