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Wellisford Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Langford Budville, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.991 / 50°59'27"N

Longitude: -3.291 / 3°17'27"W

OS Eastings: 309491

OS Northings: 122082

OS Grid: ST094220

Mapcode National: GBR LS.KVFD

Mapcode Global: FRA 36ZH.KQ2

Plus Code: 9C2RXPR5+CJ

Entry Name: Wellisford Manor

Listing Date: 25 January 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307646

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270993

Location: Langford Budville, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA21

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Langford Budville

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Langford Budville

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

Wellisford Manor
Country house. Mid-late C18, possibly incorporating earlier building, altered early C20.
Red brick English bond on facade changing to Flemish in upper courses. Flemish bond to
later additions, roughcast on garden front, hipped steeply pitched slate roof with
deep coved cornice on facade, brick stacks. Plan: double pile with 2 full height
bow windows on garden front, billiard room addition south-east corner, extended
north-west corner now linked to the Old Coach House(qv). Two storeys plus attic,
2:1:2:2 bays, gabled attic dormers in roof space, full height hipped projecting porch,
all cruciform leaded windows with moulded surrounds, probably early C20, porch
semi-circular with headed arched opening in moulded brick, similar inner doorway
with arch head door, tessellated pavement. Garden front, 2:3:1:3 bays, 16-pane
sash windows left. 12-pane in canted bays with 15-pane ground floor, 6 x 3-pane
stair light centre, niche below, flatroofed single storey 3-bay billiard room adjoining.
Interior: late C18 panelling, chimney piece and plaster cornices to east room,
cornice only in west room, entrance hall panelled in stained pine early C20,
stair case with barley sugar twist balusters probably late C19-early C20, late
C18 Adam style decoration to oval stair landing light, moulded beams and
plasterwork to billiard room stated by owners to have been built in 1930s.
It is difficult to be certain of the evolution of the building, the facade appears
to have been extensively altered and reroofed early C20.

Listing NGR: ST0949122082

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

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