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Dennett's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wambrook, Somerset

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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

Plus Code: 9C2VV272+V5

Entry Name: Dennett's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250733

English Heritage Legacy ID: 431572

Location: Wambrook, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Wambrook

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Wambrook

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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- II

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unpublished SRO, January 1976).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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