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South Farmhouse, and front boundary walling

A Grade II Listed Building in South Petherton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9457 / 50°56'44"N

Longitude: -2.805 / 2°48'17"W

OS Eastings: 343545

OS Northings: 116554

OS Grid: ST435165

Mapcode National: GBR MF.NR69

Mapcode Global: FRA 560L.WKW

Plus Code: 9C2VW5WW+72

Entry Name: South Farmhouse, and front boundary walling

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188179

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264253

Location: South Petherton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA13

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: South Petherton

Built-Up Area: South Petherton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: South Petherton with the Seavingtons and the Lambrooks

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

Tagged with: Agricultural structure

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SOUTH PETHERTON CP
SOUTH STREET (East side)
No 27 (South Farmhouse), and front boundary walling

19.4.61

GV
II

Detached house. Dated 1700. Ham stone cut and squared, ashlar dressings; thatched roof between coped gables; stone chimney stacks, one with traditional baffle. Two storeys with attic; four-bay south elevation at right angles to road. Ovolo- mould mullioned windows is wave-mould recesses of four-lights, except lower bay one and upper bay three which are two-light; continuous label to upper windows, and to lower level the label extended around the west gable as a strong; all windows with rectangular leaded panes: to lower bay three a two-light window now adapted with a part-glazed door, and to bay two a cambered arched doorway with C20 door.

In west gable a four-light hollow-chamfer mullioned window in wave-mould recess to ground floor, possibly C19, as traces of a deeper opening show in stonework; above, two two-light ovolo-mould mullioned windows with separate labels, and small single-light windows to attic; to crown of this gable a square plaque incised W/RS/1700, with elaborate border. C19 lean-to along north side, amended in later C20.

Interior not seen, but noted are fireplace with stone jambs and crossbeam, and ceiling coved plasterwork to hall; one stone doorway with ovolo mould; collar-truss roof.

Extending from the south-west corner of the house along street frontage a wall to match, about 2 metres high, with thin angled coping, having simple opening for wood gate in mid-lengths, adding to setting of house.

(VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1972; VCH, Vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4354516554

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