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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FARM ESTATE FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1237276

Location

FARM ESTATE FARMHOUSE, FARM LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
SomersetSedgemoorDistrict AuthorityFiddington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Jun-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 268890

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST24SW FIDDINGTON CP FARM LANE (South side)

3/98 Farm Estate Farmhouse

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- II*

House. C15, floored C16, C17 and C18 embellishments, refronted late C19. Coursed and squared blue lias rubble, coped verges, slate roofs, some cresting to ridge, brick stacks. E-plan; Gothic frontage. Two storeys, attic, 1:1:1:1 bays, 2 and 3-light chamfered stone-mullioned windows, majority with transoms; single storey 4-light canted bay windows to second and third bays from left; corresponding windows to first floor in gabled half dormers. Central door opening in a chamfered dressed stone surround, label with floral stops, plank door. Wing to left return of 3 bays, some 2 and 3-light ovolo-moulded mullioned windows, iron stanchions, one with leaded lights. E-shaped garden frontage, predominantly late C19 casements of 2 and 3-lights, right wing with a projecting bread oven. Particularly rich interior under roofs of cruck construction; room to right of ground floor with a moulded and plastered cross-beam ceiling, this room also with a fireplace with a chamfered wooden bresssumer and stone jambs. Room in wing to rear with an ornamental plaster ceiling of c1700 in a Baroque style with fruit swags, cherubs and masks; adjacent to this room a contemporary staircase with a moulded and ramped handrail and turned balusters; some further C17 plasterwork to first floor; further fireplace with a broad wooden bressumer to rear; adjacent 2 C17 doors with moulded architraves. (VCH forthcoming; VAG Report, unpublished SR0).

Listing NGR: ST2230641774

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Dunning, R W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1985)

National Grid Reference: ST 22306 41774

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