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Great Rusham

A Grade II Listed Building in East Pennard, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1388 / 51°8'19"N

Longitude: -2.5943 / 2°35'39"W

OS Eastings: 358519

OS Northings: 137890

OS Grid: ST585378

Mapcode National: GBR MQ.8JK8

Mapcode Global: VH8B5.ZMCW

Entry Name: Great Rusham

Listing Date: 25 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058495

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268383

Location: East Pennard, Mendip, Somerset, BA4

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: East Pennard

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

6/172 Great Rusham
- II

Farmhouse, now house. Medieval origin, altered C17 and extensively restored from derelict condition cl976. Coursed
rubble, double-Roman tile roof, coped verges, ashlar stacks. Open-hall house, later floored with an added solar wing to
form an L-plan. Single storey and attic, 4:1 bays, to left three 2-light stone-mullioned windows, a narrow 4-light
window and a 4-light mullioned and transomed window, all renewed. Gabled porch to right, front-facing gable with a
coping, finial, moulded 4-centred arch outer door opening, all constructed at the time of the restoration. Wing to
right with 4-light stone-mullioned window on ground floor, label end two 2-light windows. Inside a 2-bay arch-braced
cruck roof with smoke blackening; fireplace to room on first floor in a surround with moulded stone jambs and a
4-centred arch head of wood; ceiling beans, doorways, and further fireplaces. Although considerably rebuilt contains
important early work inside. (Photograph in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST5851937890

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