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Shores Farmhouse, and Front Boundary Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Lopen, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9249 / 50°55'29"N

Longitude: -2.8176 / 2°49'3"W

OS Eastings: 342630

OS Northings: 114251

OS Grid: ST426142

Mapcode National: GBR MF.Q1YT

Mapcode Global: FRA 46ZN.Q3D

Plus Code: 9C2VW5FJ+WX

Entry Name: Shores Farmhouse, and Front Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177556

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264141

Location: Lopen, South Somerset, Somerset, TA13

County: 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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boundary wall


Detached farmhouse. C17, probably modified in C18. Ham stone cut and squared, with some ashlar; thatched roofs between
stepped coped gables; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 4 bays, of which bay 1 is set lower, and bays 3 and 4 are
ashlar faced. Hollow-chamfered mullioned windows in chamfered recesses of 3- 4-, 2- and 3-lights below, bay 1 having
separate label and the remainder sharing one which is stepped up over the cambered-arched doorway to right of bay 1 and
the window to bay 4; above, plain casement windows, 3-light except bay 2 which is 4-light, bay 1 window set up to
eaves, the remainder have exposed timber lintels; small double stairlight or lamplight to left of lower bay 1; above
bay 3 a Sun Insurance plate. North gable plain; 2-light mullioned window in south gable at first floor level: extension
westwards from south-west corner. Interior not seen, but reported is a cross-passage plan of 4 rooms in line, of which
that to bay 1 was the kitchen, with wide fireplace and oven and traces of stair to low room over; to first floor main
block some 'in-and-out' timber board partitions. About 3 metres east of house a rubble wall with thin angled coping,
about one metre high, with slight sweeps up to gateway opposite door, with returns to house corners, adding to setting
of house and to straetscape. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1977).

Listing NGR: ST4263014251

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