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Home Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wraxall and Failand, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.4418 / 51°26'30"N

Longitude: -2.7184 / 2°43'6"W

OS Eastings: 350166

OS Northings: 171663

OS Grid: ST501716

Mapcode National: GBR JK.NGXM

Mapcode Global: VH88R.T1R2

Entry Name: Home Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 April 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061343

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489526

Location: Wraxall and Failand, North Somerset, BS48

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Wraxall and Failand

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


29-APR-02 Home Farmhouse

Farmhouse at estate model farm. Built c. 1700, altered and extended mid-C19, minor C20 alterations. Pink stone rubble. Bridgwater tile gabled roofs with ornate pierced barge-boards to the gables. Brick and stone gable end and axial stacks with yellow clay pots.
PLAN: Irregular plan with parallel and cross-wing ranges and with outhouses on left [west].
Picturesque cottage style.
EXTERIOR: 1 storey and attic. Asymmetrical 3-bay south front with two staggered gabled cross-wings on right, the right set back, the centre projecting, range on left with small gable over attic window; all gables with ornate pierced barge-boards and windows with hoodmoulds, but with late C20 replacement casements. At rear [north] irregular composition of gables, set back to left of centre with pentice roof around small yard and with outshut on right.
INTERIOR not inspected.
Home Farmhouse is probably the oldest surviving building on the estate. It was converted into a good example of a Picturesque-style house and part of an important Victorian planned farmstead.

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