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Latitude: 50.9908 / 50°59'26"N
Longitude: -2.747 / 2°44'49"W
OS Eastings: 347666
OS Northings: 121527
OS Grid: ST476215
Mapcode National: GBR MJ.KV5R
Mapcode Global: FRA 564H.FLW
Entry Name: Witcombe Manor Farmhouse and Front Boundary Wall and Gateway
Listing Date: 19 April 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1239726
English Heritage Legacy ID: 263423
Location: Ash, South Somerset, Somerset, TA12
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Ash
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST42NE ASH CP WITCOMBE LANE (West side)
3/38 Witcombe Manor Farmhouse, and
front boundary wall and gateway
Detached farmhouse. C17, one section possibly earlier. Ham stone ashlar and squared rubble.
part abestos cement slate and part Welsh slate roof between high stepped coped gables,
suggesting former thatch; brick and stone chimney stacks. Two storeys, 5 bays. Ovolo-mould
mullioned windows in wave-mould recesses. of 3,3,3,2 and 2 light above and 4, 2, 4 and
2 light below, the last being between bays 4 and 5; continous string to bays 1 and 2,
continued and stepped up over flat-arched ovolo-moulded doorway right of bay 2, separate
labels lower bays 3 and 4/5. Further mullioned windows with hood mould to south gable.
Interior not seen, but reported are deep-chamfered beams with step and runout stos; an
adapted cambered-arched fireplace in north room; C18 oanelling in middle room, with overlap
plank partition to rear; in south room scroll-stops to beams and fireplace lintol; to rear a
formerly detached kitchen, also an agricultural building separated from the farmhouse by a
circular stone track for a horse engine. About 4 metres east of house, a near ashlar wall with
thin angled coping, one metre high, with square piers having plain plinth and pyramidal caps to
gateway opposite door, which has a pair of C19 wrot iron gates; all adding to the setting of the
house. (VAG Report, SRO Unpublished April 1982).
Listing NGR: ST4766621527
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