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Bird's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in North Curry, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.025 / 51°1'30"N

Longitude: -3.0029 / 3°0'10"W

OS Eastings: 329759

OS Northings: 125551

OS Grid: ST297255

Mapcode National: GBR M5.HP1V

Mapcode Global: FRA 46LD.PYF

Entry Name: Bird's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060416

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270837

Location: North Curry, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: North Curry

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


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- II

Farmhouse. C16, incorporating part of medieval hall house, enlarged one room north C18, altered subsequently,
undergoing restoration and enlargement one room south-west at time of survey (December 1984). Some cob and rubble
rendered, tile hung first floor south front, hipped roofs left to original block and to C20 addition, triple Roman
tiles, external brick stack right gable end, centre of east front and at north end. Irregular T-plan, lying
north-south, earlier part L-plan extended north, C20 addition south-west. South front: 2 storeys, 1:2 bays; C20
addition left set back, all C20 windows, right angular dormer oriel, ground floor one window left in addition, 2 to
right of porch, right return wing of 2 bays with outshot. Interior not seen, said to contain in right hand room of
south front steeply chamfered 6-panel compartment ceiling pointed arch door frame giving access to rear 2-cell wing,
centre fine moulded 6-panel compartment ceiling with unusual arrangement of moulded wooden lintel to fireplace set on
moulded timber side posts with a moulded shelf above, base of a cruck post in east wall and fine moulded 4-centred arch
door frame to right of fireplace. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, January 1981).

Listing NGR: ST2975925551

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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