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Bower Hinton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Martock, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9568 / 50°57'24"N

Longitude: -2.7776 / 2°46'39"W

OS Eastings: 345480

OS Northings: 117776

OS Grid: ST454177

Mapcode National: GBR MH.N03D

Mapcode Global: FRA 562L.1QG

Entry Name: Bower Hinton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225010

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420108

Location: Martock, South Somerset, Somerset, TA12

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Martock

Built-Up Area: Martock

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

Bower Hinton Farmhouse, Back Lane


Bower Hinton Farmhouse, Back Lane


16/169 Bower Hinton Farmhouse



Farmhouse. C17, but with medieval origins. Ham stone, part ashlar, part cut and squared; double Roman clay tiled roof
between stepped coped gables; stone chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic, 4 bays, of which bay 1 is of different
build. To bay 1, hollow-chamfer mullioned windows; 3-light above and 2-light below, the latter with square label; to
bay 2 ovolo-mould windows, 3- light above and 4-light below; to bay 3 a 2-light hollow-chamfer window above, with
label, and a wave and ovolo-mould cambered-arched doorway under deep lintol, with small leaded light to upper left; to
bay 4 are 3-light hollow-chamfer mullioned windows with labels; coped gables with gabletted finials over bays 2 and 4.
In north gable are three 2- light mullioned windows with labels, that to first floor ovolo-mould. Outshut and
projection to rear under shallow pitched Welsh slate roof. Interior not seen, but reported is a 16-panel moulded beam
ceiling to north room, with cambered arched fireplace; plan much altered; roof has been lifted in part, but some of the
earlier frame survived including a smoke- blackened true cruck truss and an unblackened jointed cruck. (VAG Report, SRO
Unpublished, 1976).

Listing NGR: ST4548017776

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

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