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Yew Tree Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Chew Stoke, Bath and North East Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3524 / 51°21'8"N

Longitude: -2.6371 / 2°38'13"W

OS Eastings: 355726

OS Northings: 161674

OS Grid: ST557616

Mapcode National: GBR JN.V5C7

Mapcode Global: VH896.78PL

Entry Name: Yew Tree Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136115

English Heritage Legacy ID: 32971

Location: Chew Stoke, Bath and North East Somerset, BS40

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Chew Stoke

Built-Up Area: Chew Stoke

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


3/75 Yew Tree Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C15 origin, C17 rear additions, early C18 alterations to east wing
and interior, C19 and C20 alterations. Rubble, rendered, right return painted,
double Roman tiled hipped roof with off-centre stack, pantiled roofs to rear.
Through passage, U-plan. 2 storeys and 3 windows, at first floor all 4-pane
sashes in exposed boxes, ground floor left plate-glass sash, to right sash with
thick glazing bars, both with wedge-shaped head and keystone, central panelled and
glazed door with triangular hood. Right return has buttress to left, small
12-pane sash at ground floor right and C20 window at first floor; rear wing to
right, originally single storey, with later upper floor, has 4-light C20 window at
ground floor and raking dormer above, ridge stack with oven projection, attached
outhouse at end of wing with C19 3-light casement. Left return has 2-light
casement at ground floor, straight joint up to first floor level to rear wing to
left, with 2 sashes in exposed boxes at ground floor of wing, first floor has
2-light and single light casement under eaves; rear of wing has 2 small 4-pane
lights with round heads and relieving arch, 2-light casement at first floor.
Rear has covered area between 2 wings, rear through passage door with strap hinges,
wing to right has glazed door, wing to left has panelled and glazed door to
outhouse, 3-light casement and door with timber lintel to kitchen. Interior:
front rooms right and left have deep-chamfered beams, to left supported on pier,
room to right has C18 cupboard in recess with shaped shelves, modified winder
stair to rear right of passage; room to rear left altered in C18 as parlour, has
boxed heam, deep recess to each side of fireplace with moulded round-headed arch.
At first floor, 2 cruck trusses are visible at the back, boxed and cut off at
front, 3 cruck trusses in all, cambered collars, purlins, smoke-blackened. For
further information see sources. (Sources: Williams, E.H.D. : unpublished survey,
1982. RCHM).

Listing NGR: ST5572661674

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

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