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Lower Sowerhill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Brushford, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0105 / 51°0'37"N

Longitude: -3.5798 / 3°34'47"W

OS Eastings: 289265

OS Northings: 124646

OS Grid: SS892246

Mapcode National: GBR LD.JLXT

Mapcode Global: FRA 36DF.TD6

Entry Name: Lower Sowerhill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247757

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429123

Location: Brushford, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA22

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Brushford

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


SS82SE BRUSHFORD CP
EXEBRIDGE

13/45 Lower Sowerhill Farahouse
-

- II

Farmhouse, possibly longhouse. C16, possibly earlier, much altered late C19 and C20. Random rubble local stone,
possibly fronting some cob, slate roof hipped to right, external stone stack left gable end, rebuilt brick stack
between first and second hays left, large lateral stack to left of entrance. Plan: 4-cell and cross passage. Two
storeys, 1:2:2 bays, all C19 window openings with segmental brick heads, small C20 window added first floor left of
stack, ground floor windows to right of entrance and C20 picture window end bay left, square headed door, pentice
porch. Interior not seen, said to contain 4 moulded beams to hall, presumably forming 9-panel compartment ceiling,
peaked doorframe to stair turret at rear, step and runout stops to room to left, room beyond with scroll stops and
peaked head doorframe to spiral stair, similar doorframe on first floor with evidence of jointed cruck truss roof
rising almost from ground floor level. Listed primarily for historic interest of internal features described in the
1973 VAG Report. (VAG Report, unpublished SR0, February 1973).


Listing NGR: SS8926524646

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