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Latitude: 51.3657 / 51°21'56"N
Longitude: -2.8031 / 2°48'11"W
OS Eastings: 344187
OS Northings: 163268
OS Grid: ST441632
Mapcode National: GBR JF.TCLQ
Mapcode Global: VH7CG.CXHX
Entry Name: Park Farmhouse
Listing Date: 24 April 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1129233
English Heritage Legacy ID: 34035
Location: Congresbury, North Somerset, BS49
County: North Somerset
Civil Parish: Congresbury
Built-Up Area: Congresbury
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
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ST 46 SW CONGRESBURY
4/165 Park Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Probably C16, remodelled in late C17/early C18 and in Cl9.
Painted stone rubble, rendered west front. Pantile roofs, (Bridgewater tiles
at front), with gabled ends and hipped over rear block. Gable end stacks with
rebuilt brick shafts and stone stack at rear heightened in brick.
Plan: 4-cell front (west) range with gable end stacks, the 2 smaller centre
cells are unheated, that on the right contains the staircase. Behind the
centre room a cross-passage and a room in a short wing with a large stack;
either side of the wing a later outshut; the large outshut on the right is on
the back of the front range.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2:2 window west front, the 2 right hand
bays slightly higher and set back. 12-pane sashes. C20 porch in angle at
centre with old plank inner door. Rear (east) elevation has wing with circa
early C16 stone windows on first floor with hollow-chamfered 4-centred arch
lights, hood mould and wrought-iron bars. Outshuts on either side of wing
with pantile lean-to roofs.
Interior: Only part of ground floor inspected. Good late C17 or early C18
moulded-string staircase with moulded balusters, square newels and heavy
moulded handrail. Small unheated centre left room has unstopped chamfered
cross-beam and doorway to passage behind with early arched wooden frame.
Left hand room has fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel. Room in rear wing
has chamfered cross-beam with step stops and large fireplace with chamfered
timber lintel, its ends curved down over the jambs.
Note: The Bishops of Bath and Wells were lords of the Manor in the C12 and
C13 (A S Cram)
Source: Revd. A S Cram, The Storey of Congresbury.
Listing NGR: ST4418763268
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