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Chestnut Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Yatton, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3971 / 51°23'49"N

Longitude: -2.802 / 2°48'7"W

OS Eastings: 344301

OS Northings: 166751

OS Grid: ST443667

Mapcode National: GBR JF.RCWM

Mapcode Global: VH7CG.D41V

Entry Name: Chestnut Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129156

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33838

Location: Yatton, North Somerset, BS49

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Yatton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST 46 NW
5/174 Chestnut Farmhouse
- II
Farmhouse, new house. Mid C17 origin, extended to left later C17, refronted C18
with early C19 and C20 alterations. Limestone rubble, rendered, pantiled roof
with raised coped verges, brick ridge and gable stacks. Originally T-plan with
cross-passage and rear wing, infilled to each side of wing, ridge stack at
original gable end. 2 storeys and 4 windows, 3 bays to right have ground floor
16-pane sash, 6-panelled door with pediment on brackets, 2 sashes; first floor
has two 12-pane sashes and central 9-pane, all in exposed boxes; bay to left has
16-pane sash at ground floor and 12-pane at first floor; plinth, parapet and
coping. Left return has 2-span roof with raised coped parapet between, not
rendered, straight joint between and blocked door to left with brick segmental
head. Right return not rendered, dairy block to rear right of 2 storeys
extending further than gable end of front range, door and sidelight with iron
stanchions, both with cambered stone head. Rear has gable end of rear wing has
3-light casement at ground floor, 16-pane sash in exposed box at first floor and
2-light attic casement; 2-storey addition in angle to right has C20 window, door
in plain frame and 3-light C19 casement to right, blocked sash and 16-pane sash
at first floor, gable end of rear wing curtailed to right when addition was
built, extends lower to left; attached to left, 2-storey former dairy and cheese
room has ground floor door and 2-light casement, external flight of 9 steps to
cheese room door with wooden louvred opening to each side, lean-to attached to
left. Interior: ground floor has fine studded door with strap hinges front
room to right has former wide fireplace with oven recess. C18 cupboard with shaped
shelves and curved back, chamfered and stopped beams with hooks, central room has
C19 panelling and boxed beams, end room has dado panelling and shutters to
windows; same beams without stops at first floor, curve to end wall to right
possibly site of former stair, now C19 straight stair; first floor room in rear
wing has fireplace with Bristol delft tiles under C19 hob-grate.

Listing NGR: ST4430166751

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

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