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Norwood and Attached Farmbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Staplegrove, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0325 / 51°1'56"N

Longitude: -3.1237 / 3°7'25"W

OS Eastings: 321302

OS Northings: 126504

OS Grid: ST213265

Mapcode National: GBR M0.H8GJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 46BD.4W6

Plus Code: 9C3R2VJG+XG

Entry Name: Norwood and Attached Farmbuildings

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176811

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270678

Location: Staplegrove, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA2

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Staplegrove

Built-Up Area: Taunton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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5/223 Norwood and attached farmbuildings


Farmhouse, now dwelling. C17, refenestrated, roof raised, parallel range added C17 rear in early C19, altered late C20
Rendered over cob, double span slate roof, overhanging eaves, decorative bargeboards, brick stacks gable ends, double
pair left gable end and right of original cross passage. Plan: 3 cell and cross passage altered internally, L-plan
stable block abutting left, attached farmbuildings at rear abutting Steading Hay (qv). Two storeys, 4 bays; first floor
12-pane sash windows, ground floor long casements of 4 vertical-lights with marginal glazing bars flanking entrance,
inserted C20 window end bay right, entrance panelled double door, fanlight with glazing bars, fronted by 8 and a half
bay wooden trelliswork verandah with wrought iron spandrels and cast iron decorative plaques, patterned slate roof with
central bays glazed. Stable wing to left, painted brick, slate roof, 1:2 bays, pointed arch dormer with divided
tracery, similar loft opening below, double doors ground floor, similar fenestration at first floor in re-entrant
angle. Interior extensively altered: lateral chamfered beam with scroll stop remains left, very small chamfered lintel
to fireplace opening on left gable end, inconclusive evidence regarding identification of the recess on external wall
as remains of curing chamber, 2 smoke blackened collar and principal roof trusses survive in roof space, some painted
plaster removed from the demolished cross passage screen has been preserved in an outbuilding. (VAG Report, unpublished
SRO, June 1982).

Listing NGR: ST2130226504

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