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A Grade II Listed Building in Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9776 / 50°58'39"N

Longitude: -2.9978 / 2°59'52"W

OS Eastings: 330044

OS Northings: 120278

OS Grid: ST300202

Mapcode National: GBR M5.LQBL

Mapcode Global: FRA 46LJ.KWT

Plus Code: 9C2VX2H2+3V

Entry Name: Perris

Listing Date: 21 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060407

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270808

Location: Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Hatch Beauchamp

Built-Up Area: Hatch Beauchamp

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Famhouse now dwelling. Late medieval, ceiled C16, mainly refenestrated and enlarged late C20. Said to be timber framed
originally, replaced with rendered random rubble masonry partially roughcast, on rubble plinth, squared and coursed
blue lias in rebuilt west gable end, steeply pitched clay tile roof, rebuilt stone stack right gable end, brick left
gable end and to right of cross passage. Plan: said to be single ended open hall house with buttery and pantry to right
of cross passage, enlarged one room east in late medieval period, hall ceiled and south east addition subsequently
rebuilt. One and a half storeys, 3-bays, gabled dormers rising from eaves, one to left of entrance on early C19 leaded
iron casement with quadrant stays, ground floor 3 windows left of entrance, 3 right including small 3-light octagonal
mullioned casement centre, gabled clay tiled rustic wooden porch with C20 door. Interior not seen. Said to contain
remains of smoke blackened jointed cruck truss roof with some wind bracing, wattle and daub partitions in upper storey
with chamfered peaked door frame, stud and panel screen to right of cross passage, one blocked doorway and one
chamfered peaked doorframe, reset C16 and Cl7 panelling to left another peaked door frame , 6-panel compartment ceiling
with 4-panel in west end room, all with steeply chamfered beams and chamfered lintel and jambs to fireplaces. Described
as of "outstanding interest in that it provides the best evidence yet seen for solid walls replacing timber frame in
farmhouses". (VA6 Report, unpublished SRO, March 1983).

Listing NGR: ST3004120278

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