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Kentsford Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Watchet, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1748 / 51°10'29"N

Longitude: -3.3477 / 3°20'51"W

OS Eastings: 305881

OS Northings: 142593

OS Grid: ST058425

Mapcode National: GBR LP.6CQ9

Mapcode Global: VH6GN.XQKR

Plus Code: 9C3R5MF2+WW

Entry Name: Kentsford Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 June 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180276

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264611

ID on this website: 101180276

Location: St Decumans, Somerset, TA23

County: Somerset

District: Somerset West and Taunton

Civil Parish: Watchet

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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5366 Kentsford Farmhouse
ST 04SE 1/25 12.6. 5O

Probably a late mediaeval house which appears to have been largely rebuilt in the early
C17 with further alterations in the late C17/early C18. Originally the seat of the
Wyndham family.
Roughcast render with dressed stone quoins. Ripped slate roofs, ridge tiles, brick
chimney stacks. Two-storeys plus attics, irregular L-shaped plan. Main front facing
south-west in 2 sections. Right-hand side, 3 windows at first floor, one C16 3-light
stone mullioned casement window with leaded lights and hood mould, 2 late C17 mullion
and transom cross windows, casements with lead glazing. Below these windows at ground
floor 2 C18 windows, sashes with glazing bars and exposed frames. To the left a C17
projecting gabled porch, semi-circular stone arch with moulded arch rings and imposts.
The left-hand section of the front breaks forward and has two 3-light casement windows
with leaded lights. The interior has been much altered, but rear bedroom retains a
plaster ceiling with design of thin moulded ribs in a geometric pattern with Tudor
roses and thistles, late C17 fireplace with bolection moulding. Similar larger
fireplace in ground floor front room.

Listing NGR: ST0588142593

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