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© Mr George Stacey

IoE Number: 264768
Location: WILLETT HOUSE,
  ELWORTHY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr George Stacey
Date Photographed: 01 August 2002
Date listed: 22 May 1969
Date of last amendment: 22 May 1969
Grade II*

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ST13SWELWORTHY CPWILLETT9/11Willett House

ST13SW ELWORTHY CP WILLETT 9/11 Willett House 22.5.69 - II* House. Circa 1816, East front altered mid C19. Architect Richard Carver for Daniel Blommert. Rendered over rubble, hipped slate roof overhanging eaves, soffit board with slender brackets, rendered stacks centre and to rear. Double pile. 2 storeys, 2:1:2 bays, first floor 12-pane sash windows, ground floor 15 pane sash windows, centre bay breaks forward slightly containing ashlar sandstone 3 bay Greek Doric screen with pilaster responds, approached by flight of 3 marble steps, recessed C20 half glazed door, side lights with marginal glazing bars, and fanlight all in Adar style with frieze and dentil moulded cornice above. Right return, 3:1 bays, dentil moulded cornice, quoins, full height canted ashlar sandstone bay left, first floor 12 pane sash windows, groundfloor 15 pane sash windows with glazing bars only on inner face of glass, tripartite window right, all in lugged surrounds, lower independently roofed 3-bay service wing to rear. Interior: restored late C20, moulded plaster cornices, imported fireplaces, late C17 style panelling in dining room, "T"-plan stair with cast iron enriched balusters. (VCH Somerset, vol 5, forthcoming; Photograph in NMR).

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