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Woodlands House and Stable Block Adjoining

A Grade II Listed Building in Ruishton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0178 / 51°1'3"N

Longitude: -3.0556 / 3°3'20"W

OS Eastings: 326053

OS Northings: 124794

OS Grid: ST260247

Mapcode National: GBR M3.J1QX

Mapcode Global: FRA 46HF.7FV

Plus Code: 9C3R2W9V+4Q

Entry Name: Woodlands House and Stable Block Adjoining

Listing Date: 12 October 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344556

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270884

Location: Ruishton, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

District: Somerset West and Taunton

Town: Somerset West and Taunton

Civil Parish: Ruishton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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5/113 Woodlands House and stable block


- II

House. Circa 1810, remodelled and enlarged by Richard Carver c1833 for Mrs Lock. Rendered, with roughcast gable ends,
probably over brick, slate roofs, decorative ridge tiles, parallel range, coped verges, buff brick stacks east and west
gable ends of south front. Plan: parallel range, entrance on west front with south wing set back slightly, wall
abutting north east corner fronting L-plan stable yard on north front. Tudor style. West front: 2 storeys with attic
and basement, 3 bays, all mullioned windows under hoodmoulds, stepped buttresses to gabled outer bays, blank shield
left, 2-light window right, first floor 3-light flanking 2-light, ground floor left 3-light mullioned and transomed
canted bay window rising from ground floor level, flanked by 2-light basement windows, left 3-light; buttressed central
porch, gabled centre with shield, set back buttresses on right return, Tudor arch head door frame under hood would,
ribbed and decoratively studded double doors approached by flight of 2 steps. Abutting north-west corner crenellated
wall with Tudor arch head carriageway entrance to stableyard, single storey rendered stable block left, 2 storey brick
coach house abutting. Garden front of 3 bays, stepped buttresses, similar fenestration and irregular 7-bay C20 wrought
iron verandah to groundfloor reached by flight of 4 steps, swept back dwarf stone wall with Has stone piers. A good
example of the Tudor style villa, unaltered apart from verandah and typical of this local architect.

Listing NGR: ST2605324794

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