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Beere Manor Farmhouse and Attached Barn

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cannington, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.167 / 51°10'1"N

Longitude: -3.0875 / 3°5'14"W

OS Eastings: 324062

OS Northings: 141425

OS Grid: ST240414

Mapcode National: GBR M1.6RMM

Mapcode Global: VH7D8.FXNR

Entry Name: Beere Manor Farmhouse and Attached Barn

Listing Date: 29 March 1963

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059062

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268862

Location: Cannington, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Cannington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


3/15 Beere Manor Farmhouse and
attached barn
(formerly listed under General)


- II*

Manor house, now farmhouse, with attached barn. C16/C17, C18 alterations. Roughcast, some coursed and squared blue
lias, slate roof, coped verges, roughcast stacks. Tall frontage in a "Tudor" style; cross-passage plan, possibly
formerly with a first floor hall. Two storeys and attic, 1:1:1:1 bays, to left a low 2 storey porch, front-facing gable
with a lancet; tall 2 storey projecting gabled wing to third bay from left, again with a lancet in gable; to the left
side of the wing a projecting rendered stack with an offset; C18 2 and 4-light wooden-mullioned and transomed windows
in stone surrounds, moulded sills, each light with close-set glazing bars, lower half of each light of each window with
a sash. Similar 2-light window to first floor of porch, keyed architrave surround; keyed elliptical headed outer door
opening with emphasised imposts, moulded 4-centred arch inner door opening, C19 half-glazed door. Barn at right angles
to the left of frontage, random rubble, roughcast, double Roman tile roof. Two storeys, inner elevation appears as a
single storey due to a rise in ground level; 4 bays, 2-light wooden mullion and transom windows in plain stone
surrounds, moulded cornices; blocked door opening to centre with a casement inserted to the upper half, bead noulded
stone surround, bolection moulded architrave, moulded cornice. Barn connnected to house by a blank 2 storey outshut.
Interior of house with 3 half panelled rooms to ground floor, the smaller in the front facing gable with a fireplace in
a bolection moulded surround. Stair turret with open well staircase to rear, heavy turned balusters, ramped handrail,
flat capped square newels; 7 bay collar and tie beam roof construction; barn with some chamfered and stopped beams.
(VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1981; VCH, forthcoming).

Listing NGR: ST2406241425

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