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Lopen Farmhouse, and Front Boundary Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Lopen, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9259 / 50°55'33"N

Longitude: -2.8173 / 2°49'2"W

OS Eastings: 342655

OS Northings: 114373

OS Grid: ST426143

Mapcode National: GBR MF.PVG0

Mapcode Global: FRA 46ZN.J8D

Plus Code: 9C2VW5GM+93

Entry Name: Lopen Farmhouse, and Front Boundary Railings

Listing Date: 18 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177528

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264139

Location: Lopen, South Somerset, Somerset, TA13

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Lopen

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Lopen

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Description


LOPEN CP CHURCH STREET (South side)
ST4214
8/57 Lopen Farmhouse, and front
boundary railings

GV II

Detached farmhouse. Possibly of C18 origins, modified in C19. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate roof to shallow pitch
between stepped coped gables; brick chimney stacks.Two storeys, 5 bays. Margined sash windows in plain openings, the
margins having etched glass; to lower bay 3 a later C19 2-panelled door under margined rectangular fanlight, protected
by an open stone porch with Tuscan columns and pilasters and plain entablature. Attached to east gable a former farm
building in coursed rubble stonework with thatched roof, having throughway at east end and blocked waggon doorway in
north wall; double collar- trussed roof, with inserted floor and remains of wattle and daub partitioning. Later Cl9
single-storey brick building, attached to rear of main house. Interior not seen. About 2 metres north of the house,
with curved returns to the corners, a low ashlar stone well capped with cast iron railings having decorative
spear-point tops; pair matching gates opposite doorway; the whole contributing to the setting of the house and the
streetscape generally. Throughout the C19 this was the largest farmstead in Lopen but it was divided up in 1918. (VCH,
Vol III, 1974).


Listing NGR: ST4265514373

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