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The Yews

A Grade II Listed Building in Martock, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9706 / 50°58'13"N

Longitude: -2.7635 / 2°45'48"W

OS Eastings: 346484

OS Northings: 119293

OS Grid: ST464192

Mapcode National: GBR MH.M3PQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 563K.15L

Plus Code: 9C2VX6CP+6H

Entry Name: The Yews

Listing Date: 28 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226345

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423584

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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The Yews, East Street

EAST STREET (South side)

The Yews (Formerly listed as Yews Farmhouse)


Farmhouse. C17, with medieval fragments. Ham stone ashlar facade, cut and squared stone to sides and rear; Welsh slate
roof between stepped coped gables: brick end and intermediate chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3 wide bays. Outer bays have
2-light architraved plain mullioned windows of C18, but bay 2 has a 2-storey gabled bay window angled with 1+3+1 light
hollow chamfer in ovolo mould recess mullioned windows, the gable having shaped kneelers and gabletted finial to
copings: between bays 2 and 3 an earlier C19 part-glazed flush panel door in architraved recess having matching timber
panelled reveals. Interior not seen, but reported is a 3 room cross passage plan, with main fireplace backing on to
cross passage, and a plain chamfer mould panelled ceiling to present hall: in roof the remains of a true cruck truss
and one purlin, smoke blackened with square set ridge over saddle apex. To east gable of house a long wing wall with
plain gateway: to west gable a long barn building with throughway next to the house, these both in cut and squared
stonework, the barn having a corrugated iron roof on steel trusses. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, November 1976).

Listing NGR: ST4648419293

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