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Payne's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in North Curry, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.025 / 51°1'30"N

Longitude: -2.9734 / 2°58'24"W

OS Eastings: 331828

OS Northings: 125525

OS Grid: ST318255

Mapcode National: GBR M6.HQJ3

Mapcode Global: FRA 46ND.PG2

Entry Name: Payne's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060419

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270846

Location: North Curry, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: North Curry

Built-Up Area: North Curry

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


10/62 No 4
(Payne's Farmhouse)

- II

Farmhouse. Early C17, probably refenestrated early C20. Random rubble local stone, quoins, Ham stone dressings, cement
plinth, high chamfered plinth on right return, double Roman tiled roof, coped verges, brick stacks to gable ends and to
left of cross passage. Unusual variation on 3 cell and cross passage plan with coeval shallow extensions to upper and
lower ends forming 2 rooms on either side of hall and cross passage. Two storeys, 2:2 bays; first floor 3-light wooden
casements, ground floor two 3-light hollow chamfered stone mullioned windows under same hood mould to left of entrance,
similar 4-light with hoodmould to right, moulded peaked doorframe under later hoodmould, studded planks refronting
earlier, possibly C17, door; chamfered peaked doorframe to rear entrance. Interior; kitchen to left of cross passage
has moulded lintel, possibly reused, with evidence of curing chamber and bread oven; hall has 6-panel steeply chamfered
compartment ceiling, chamfered lintel to fireplace, dog-leg stairs with turned balusters rising against rear wall;
upper end is featureless but there is narrow wooden framed light in re-entrant angle, first floor built-in raised and
fielded panelled cupboard and evidence of jointed cruck roof. Weavers Farmhouse (qv) Wrantage has a similar plan.
(Photograph in NMR VAG Report, unpublished SRO, September 1982).

Listing NGR: ST3183125528

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