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Howley Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Chard, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8798 / 50°52'47"N

Longitude: -3.0464 / 3°2'47"W

OS Eastings: 326476

OS Northings: 109444

OS Grid: ST264094

Mapcode National: GBR M3.SXP8

Mapcode Global: FRA 46HS.4ZD

Plus Code: 9C2RVXH3+WC

Entry Name: Howley Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Last Amended: 30 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249442

English Heritage Legacy ID: 431573

Location: Whitestaunton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Whitestaunton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Whitestaunton

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


7/131 Howley Farmhouse
(formerly listed as Brown's Farm


Farmhouse. Possibly C16, ceiled C17, refenestrated early C19. Random rubble local stone, roughcast on fling, rendered
west end, thatched roof, brick stack left gable end, stone stack centre right, external roughcast stack north gable end
of wing with rebuilt brick top, Plan: open hall house facing north celled to 2-cell and cross passage, 'L'-plan
addition west end, Two storeys, 2:1:1 bays, eaves line rises over central bay, mostly early C19 leaded iron casements,
2-light over entrance 4-light to right, 3-light in gable end of wing and 3-light end biy right, ground floor 2-light
left, 5-panel door with tiff gabled porch, 4-light window right under wooden lintel with course of brickwork below,
re-entrant angle of wing with blocked door- way, blocked opening above and 3-light leaded iron casement ground floor
right, gable end unlit, C20 greenhouse in west re-entrant angle, entrance to kitchen right and another window beyond.
Interior: partially seen. Through passage with very steep winder wooden stair rising left beside entrance, shouldered
doorframe adjoining in load bearing wall, east end room with chamfered lintel to gable end fireplace, empty bay in
south-east corner; to right of through passage, former kitchen with bacon curing chamber to right of fireplace with
chamfered lintel: road beyond unseen with inserted corridor linking present featureless kitchen. Upper storey not

Listing NGR: ST2647609444

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

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