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Laburnum Cottage northfield Farmhouse northfield Farmhouse with Laburnum Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0555 / 51°3'19"N

Longitude: -2.7417 / 2°44'30"W

OS Eastings: 348109

OS Northings: 128720

OS Grid: ST481287

Mapcode National: GBR MJ.FWQ1

Mapcode Global: FRA 564B.9PR

Entry Name: Laburnum Cottage northfield Farmhouse northfield Farmhouse with Laburnum Cottage

Listing Date: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056671

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263008

Location: Somerton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Somerton

Built-Up Area: Somerton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


8/200 Northfield Farmhouse with
Laburnum Cottage


- II

Detached farmhouse. Probably C16. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone dressings; thatched roof between coped
gables, with clay double Roman tiles over Laburnum Cottage; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic, 3 wide bays;
bay 3, the eastermost, being Laburnum Cottage. Hollow chamfered mullioned windows of 3, 4 and 4 lights below and 3,3
and 2 lights above, all having labels except upper bay 3, and all but upper bays 1 and 2 have unworked top mitres;
leading to some windows, with some internal vertical iron bars: between bays 1 and 2 a boarded door in heavy frame
protected by C20 porch. Matching windows and entrance in east gable. Interior not seen, but reported is shallow stair
turret (masked by rear lean to outbuildings); chamfered beams with stepped runouts; possibly wattle and daubed
partition said to have a painted mural, papered over; open fireplace in west gable, with ogee head to stone lined oven
to rear, and earlier form of bacon curing chamber: roof timbers probably late C17, seemingly raised. (VAG Report,
unpublished SRO, 1977).

Listing NGR: ST4810928720

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