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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: HIGHER FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1240334

Location

HIGHER FARMHOUSE

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetSouth SomersetDistrict AuthorityDowlish Wake

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 18-Nov-1991

Date of most recent amendment: 05-Mar-1996

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 262248

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History

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Details

DOWLISH WAKE ST 31 SE 2/10001 HIGHER FARMHOUSE

Grade II

Farmhouse, now house C16 with C17 alterations. Squared and coursed limestone with stone-coped thatch roof, pantile to rear and brick ridge stack. C16 house of 3-unit plan with 2 integral units to rear left formed out of tall outshut; C17 fireplace block probably replaced; C16 smoke bay. 2 storeys and attic; 3 window range. C20 thatch porch and mullioned windows to front. Right-hand (south) gable has C17 ovolo-moulded stone- mullioned windows. Interior noted as having C16 chamfered beams with keeled stops and C17 fireplace with depressed centred arches. C16 plank and muntin screen to room on right and to rear outshut. C17 stair with solid timber treads and first-floor doorways with depressed 4-centred heads, jointed cruck roof. An exceptionally early example of a C16 house with an integral rear outshut. (VAG report).

Listing NGR: ST3756612641

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National Grid Reference: ST 37566 12641

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