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© Mr John Robins

IoE Number: 265163
Location: KILVE COURT,
  KILVE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr John Robins
Date Photographed: 02 August 2002
Date listed: 22 May 1969
Date of last amendment: 22 May 1969
Grade II

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ST14SWKILVE CPKilve Court5/11422.5.69

ST14SW KILVE CP Kilve Court 5/114 22.5.69 - II Country house, now education centre. 1782-5, incorporating an earlier dwelling, alterations in 1920s by Clough Williams-Ellis. Blue lias random rubble with brick dressings, originally rendered, hipped slate roof behind parapet with modillion cornice, ribbon string course separates ground and first floor, brick stacks visible on rear elevation. Double pile facing South, earlier "L"-shaped wing on West front, 2-storeys and attic, 5 bays; attic storey 6-pane sash windows, central thermal window, others 12 pane sash windows. Central Venetian window above entrance. All windows have brick surrounds and modillian brackets supporting the sills. Doorcase, Ionic columns carrying open pediment rusticated architrave, leaded fanlight, C20 half glazed double doors. 3 bay return right, one bay left plus 2-storey, 1:3 bay wing of earlier dwelling. Interior: Ionic pilaster screen on internal entrance wall, double doors and classical motif in fanlight above, attributed to Clough Williams-Ellis. Late C18 plasterwork motifs on shallow saucer dome over simple contemporary staircase. West front bedroom contains tiled fireplace surround of 8 x 8 C18 Chinese tiles in ox-blood ink in the manner of Delft depicting Bible scenes. (VCH Somerset, Vol 5 following; Williams-Ellis, Architect Errant, 1971).

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