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Latitude: 50.8647 / 50°51'53"N
Longitude: -2.9995 / 2°59'58"W
OS Eastings: 329754
OS Northings: 107723
OS Grid: ST297077
Mapcode National: GBR M5.TXK3
Mapcode Global: FRA 46LT.C8D
Entry Name: Dennett's Farmhouse
Listing Date: 4 February 1958
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1250733
English Heritage Legacy ID: 431572
Location: Wambrook, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Wambrook
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Church of England Parish: Wambrook
Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells
ST20NE WAMBROOK CP WAMBROOK VILLAGE
7/130 Dennett's Farmhouse
Shown on OS Dinnett's Farmhouse. Farmhouse.C16, possibly earlier, altered C17 and enlarged, refenestrated early
C19. Random rubble chert stone with Plinth, plain clay tile roof, brick stack south-west gable end, roughcast stack
with upper courses of brickwork to right of entrance, damaged stone stack gable end of north-west wing at rear. Plan:
possibly open hall house celled to 4-cell and cross passage with kitchen addition at rear. Two storeys, 4 bays, 3- and
2-light leaded iron casements some with quadrant stays, around floor window openings under wooden lintels, two 3- light
windows flanking central plank door, opening infilled to left, small raking buttress to right. Rear elevation: similar
3-light windows, Cl7 door to rear of through passage, Cl9 door with decorative hinges to kitchen wing. Interior: said
to contain evidence of jointed cruel: truss roof. Central stack with inserted modern grate backing onto through passage,
chamfered cross bears without stops, one supported on a post partly set in front wall with a corbel, straight stair
rising against rear wall in place of earlier winder stair, timber-framed partition with shaped head doorway dividing
this room from north-east gable end rood. South-west gable end room with plank screen and chamfered lintel to fireplace
partially removed. The farmhouse was divided into dwellings at sole stage, and the north-east gable end room is said
to have been a cheeseroom. The farm's nave derives from the owners, the Dinnett family. (VCH Vol IV, 1974; VAG Report,
unpublished SRO, January 1976).
Listing NGR: ST2975407723
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