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Earnshill House

A Grade I Listed Building in Hambridge and Westport, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9916 / 50°59'29"N

Longitude: -2.8763 / 2°52'34"W

OS Eastings: 338596

OS Northings: 121722

OS Grid: ST385217

Mapcode National: GBR MB.KYYZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 46VH.C8N

Plus Code: 9C2VX4RF+JF

Entry Name: Earnshill House

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249217

English Heritage Legacy ID: 431284

Location: Hambridge and Westport, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Hambridge and Westport

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Hambridge with Earnshill

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Country house in emparked grounds. 1725 by John Strachan for Henry Combe, a prominent Bristol merchant. Brick, Ham
stone dressings, hipped slate roofs, mostly Turnerised, brick stacks. Palladian style, centre enriched, with plain
flanking pavillions. Two storeys and attics, centre with basement, 2:1:3:1:2 bays, sash windows with glazing bars
removed, centre 3 project under triangular pediment, outer bays set back, cornices; central door opening piano nobile
reached by 2 incurved flights of steps, paired glazed doors; doorcase. Below these staircases a further door opening
with a semi-circular arch head. Large flanking wings, sash windows, project to enclsoe forecourt area; at rear of these
stables and service buildings. Interior of the house not seen but believed good with fine contemporary features.
(Country Life, October 13 and 20, 1960).

Listing NGR: ST3859621722

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