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A Grade II Listed Building in Luccombe, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1874 / 51°11'14"N

Longitude: -3.5594 / 3°33'33"W

OS Eastings: 291115

OS Northings: 144286

OS Grid: SS911442

Mapcode National: GBR LF.5D2M

Mapcode Global: VH5K3.8F42

Entry Name: Wychanger

Listing Date: 22 May 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057333

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265336

Location: Luccombe, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Luccombe

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


14/53 Wychanger



Part of manor house now semi-detached dwellings. Probably late C16-early C17, altered and refenestrated early and mid
C19. Roughcast over random rubble, thatched roof hipped to right, large external roughcast stone stack left gable end,
brick stack centre, tall brick stack rising from eaves on right return. Plan; not clear without internal inspection,
thought to be 3-4 cell service wing of farmhouse. Gothick style. Two storeys, 3:2 bays, thatch continued as pentice
roofs to 2-light ogee headed bay windows, with circular leading carried on shaped brackets, second and fourth bays
left, other first floor windows 2-light with divided tracery, ground floor 2 segmental headed recesses flanking
entrance filled right with 4-light French windows, divided tracery, left renewed C20 with similar 2-light window, two
2-light windows with divided tracery in end bays right; entrance half-glazed door, gabled rustic wooden porch. Right
return first floor 2-light window with divided tracery, C20 window below. Wychanger (qv) abutting to right. Interior
not sighted, William Harrison died 1615, with a fine brass in the Church of St Mary the Virgin (qv) owned this
property. The history of the Manor is discussed by Chadwick-Healey. (Chadwick-Healey, The History of the Part of West
Somerset, 1901).

Listing NGR: SS9111544286

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