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Blundell's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in West Monkton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0458 / 51°2'44"N

Longitude: -3.0553 / 3°3'19"W

OS Eastings: 326115

OS Northings: 127911

OS Grid: ST261279

Mapcode National: GBR M3.GFR4

Mapcode Global: FRA 46HC.1J0

Entry Name: Blundell's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060457

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270727

Location: West Monkton, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA2

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: West Monkton

Built-Up Area: West Monkton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


6/203 Blundell's Farmhouse


Farmhouse, barn and dairy, now converted to one dwelling. C16, altered and enlarged probably mid C18, barn and dairy
probably C18, all modified mid-late C20, Roughcast over rubble and possibly some cob, single Roman tiled roofs,
farmhouse hipped to West fronting road, brick stacks West end to left of axial cross passage, and inserted at eaves
level end bay left and to left of entrance. Plan: probably 3 cell and cross passage farmhouse lying East-West, West
gable end extended under hipped roof for outbuilding, East end possibly rebuilt, altered internally to 4 cell, linked
on West front to barn with abutting dairy beyond. North front: 2 storeys, long 4-bay facade, all C20 3-light casements
except small 2-light chamfered stair window, C20 plank door. West faced fronting road; irregular fenestration to 2 bays
of farmhouse, pantile roofed bay with door linking independently roofed threshing barn with shallow porch, inserted C20
many paned windows; abutting lower independently roofed 2 storey block with brick stack, slid to have been dairy prior
to conversion to dwelling, C20 casements and central C20 door. Interior of farmhouse partially sighted, remains of
winder stair to right of West gable end, steeply chamfered beam with step and runout stops; chamfered wooden lintel to
cross passage fireplace with inserted moulded stone impost blocks to jambs, pre C19 date.

Listing NGR: ST2611527911

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