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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: NORWOOD PARK FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1296421

Location

NORWOOD PARK FARMHOUSE

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityGlastonbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 266008

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History

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Details

NORWOOD PARK 1. 1133 Norwood Park Farmhouse ST 53 NW 4/101 21.6.50. II* 2. About 1480. Built as residence of the abbots of Glastonbury. 2 storeys. Mixture of blue lias and rubble with some ashlar dressings. 2 gabled and buttressed wings with substantial modern extensions to each side. Pantile roofs. Left gable has parapet with saddle-stone. Original 1st floor window of 2 pointed lights under square head. Small quatrefoil in right-hand gable. 4-centred archway to right. Restored or modern 2 and 3 light mullioned windows. Main entrance front faces east. Gable-end to right has diagonal buttresses. Raised parapet with saddlestone. Projecting central bay through both storeys with stringcourses and crenellated parapet. 3 windows, paired pointed lights under rectangular heads with additional single lights in sides of bay. Inset carved panel with mitre and initials I S (John de Selwode) over ground floor. Small 1-storey porch dated 1910. Internal structure of medieval portion is basically original. Moulded beams in ground and 1st floor rooms, and original internal partition with door survives on upper floor. In spite of additions this remains an important building in Glastonbury MB.

Listing NGR: ST5255438982

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National Grid Reference: ST 52554 38982

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