History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Poole House

A Grade II Listed Building in Nether Stowey, Somerset

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.1511 / 51°9'3"N

Longitude: -3.1578 / 3°9'28"W

OS Eastings: 319116

OS Northings: 139729

OS Grid: ST191397

Mapcode National: GBR LY.7RV7

Mapcode Global: VH6GZ.6BYF

Entry Name: Poole House

Listing Date: 29 March 1963

Last Amended: 24 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237293

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268897

Location: Nether Stowey, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Nether Stowey

Built-Up Area: Nether Stowey

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Find accommodation in
Nether Stowey

Listing Text


11/48 No 21
(Poole House)
(formerly listed as Thomas
Poole's House)


House. Early C18. Coursed and squared red sandstone rubble, moulded stone band at first floor level, moulded dentil
eaves cornice, slate roof, coped verges, 3 large C20 brick stacks. Two storeys and attic, 7 bays; C19 4-pane sash
windows with additional marginal glazing bars, sandstone voussoirs to openings with emphasised freestone keystones,
those to ground floor reaching up to first floor band, those to first floor reaching up to eaves cornice. Door opening
in third bay from left, bolection-moulded architrave, pulvinated frieze, moulded cornice, C20 4-panelled door, top 2
panels glazed. Late C19 double shop front with fascia to right 3 bays of the ground floor; to its left a blocked window
opening with an emphasised keystone. Bakehouse to rear with ovens; also the bookroom with a coved plaster cornice,
reached by a flight of external stone steps. The home of Thomas Poole, tanner, through whose friendship Samuel Taylor
Coleridge settled in the village 1797-1800, living at Coleridge Cottage (qv).

Listing NGR: ST1911639729

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.