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Stoneleigh Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingsdon, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0331 / 51°1'59"N

Longitude: -2.691 / 2°41'27"W

OS Eastings: 351639

OS Northings: 126195

OS Grid: ST516261

Mapcode National: GBR ML.HB15

Mapcode Global: FRA 567D.5FT

Entry Name: Stoneleigh Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223611

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419370

Location: Kingsdon, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Kingsdon

Built-Up Area: Kingsdon

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST5126 KINGSDON CP SCHOOL ROAD (North side)

1/104 Stoneleigh Farmhouse

17.4.59

GV II

Detached farmhouse. C17, possibly with earlier fragments and later alterations. Local lias stone cut and squared; thatched roof between stepped coped gables; stone chimney stacks. Two storeys, 5 bays, of which bay 4 is a single bay
projecting wing. C20 leaded casement windows under renewed timber lintols, all 2-light except for lower bay 1 and both levels bay 5, which are 3-light; no window to lower bay 2; to lower bay 3 a studded boarded door in heavy frame with
C20 open timber and tiled porch. Interior not seen, but reported is a 3-room cross passage plan with variations: the west kitchen has a spiral stair in the north-west corner; remains of 2 ovens and a bacon curing chamber, sundry
chamfered beams with stepped runout stops, internal partitions of close slender studs, straw and plaster, probably C18; roof has collar and tie trusses; one truss has a date 1718; from many smoke blackened timbers there are indications of
a C18 fire neccessitating major repairs. Extending from the north-west corner a long outbuilding. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1975).

Listing NGR: ST5163926195

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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