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IoE Number: 265155
Photographer: Mr John Robins
Date Photographed: 06 August 2002
Date listed: 16 November 1984
Date of last amendment: 16 November 1984
Grade II

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ST14SE HOLFORD CP HOLFORD COMBE 6/94 Combe House Hotel - GV II Tannery and dwelling, now hotel. C16-C17, enlarged early C19. Colourwashed random rubble left, rendered right, steeply pitched slate roof left, double span shallow pitch slate roof right with pantiled rear span, brick stacks left and right of left block and left gabled end of right block. Plan: modified 3 cell and cross passage with double pile right. One and a half and two and a half storeys, 5:3 bays; right block 3 segmental headed 2-light dormers, rest 12 pane sash windows, central open pediment pilaster doorcase, dentil moulding, half glazed door; left five 12 pane sash windows, forth window larger with gabled top, probably a loft entrance with hoist originally, ground floor 12 pane sash windows flanking entrance, C20 French windows to left, C20 2-light window beyond and small glazed opening. C20 glazed door, porch, wrought iron balcony carried on wooden columns with low rendered wall. Raking buttresses on right return, left return abutting tannery outbuildings (qv). Interior: chamfered beams with steps and runout stops, moulded dorway with 4 centred arch head in room to left, collar and principal roof. There was an extensive tannery here in 1840, but by 1910 it had become a private hotel. (VCH Somerset, Vol.5 forthcoming; photograph in NMR).

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