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1, Ivy House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chard, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8763 / 50°52'34"N

Longitude: -2.971 / 2°58'15"W

OS Eastings: 331778

OS Northings: 108977

OS Grid: ST317089

Mapcode National: GBR M6.T53W

Mapcode Global: FRA 46NS.JC4

Plus Code: 9C2VV2GH+GJ

Entry Name: 1, Ivy House

Listing Date: 29 July 1976

Last Amended: 13 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197439

English Heritage Legacy ID: 374064

Location: Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Chard Town

Built-Up Area: Chard

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Chard St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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756-1/3/37 (West side)
29/07/76 No.1
Ivy House
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Ivy House)


Farmhouse. C15, remodelled C17 and altered early C19 and late
C20. Painted render over chalk and limestone rubble. Pantile
roof with stepped stone copings, rear lateral stack and brick
stack to right gable end. 3-unit plan with through passage:
late medieval open hall, given lateral stack in C17.
2 storeys, symmetrical 3-window range. c1980 front porch with
lean-to pantile roof and c1980 door below c1980 window and
flanked by c1980 French windows. Late C19 two/two-pane sashes
to each side on first floor.
INTERIOR: the late medieval house had low service partitions,
open at upper level. Ground floor left has fireplace to rear
wall with inglenook, chamfered lintel and traces of a
filled-in bread oven. Ground-floor right has fireplace with
inglenook and arched, chamfered oak lintel. Chamfered beams to
both rooms. c1800 elliptical arches to left of passage on
ground floor and to right of landing on 1st floor; c1800
staircase. Heavy planked door to rear of passage. c1800 roof
with tusked tenoned purlins, with part of three C15 jointed
crucks surviving, heavily smoke-blackened.
No.2 Crimchard (qv) adjoins to left.

Listing NGR: ST3177808977

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