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High Street Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lydford-on-Fosse, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0811 / 51°4'51"N

Longitude: -2.6219 / 2°37'18"W

OS Eastings: 356535

OS Northings: 131489

OS Grid: ST565314

Mapcode National: GBR MP.D3LK

Mapcode Global: FRA 56D8.8DX

Entry Name: High Street Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295477

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267556

Location: Lydford-on-Fosse, Mendip, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Lydford-on-Fosse

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


10/84 High Street Farmhouse


- II

Estate stewards house, now farmhouse. Early C19, for Lord Roundway. Coursed and squared lias, hipped and gabled slate
roofs, moulded stone eaves cornices, verges with moulded copings; rubble stack to right, projecting rubble stack to
left return, apex renewed in concrete block. Square on plan, Tudor Gothic style. Two storey, 2 bay garden frontage
under 2 front facing gables; 2-light stone-mullioned windows to ground floor, each light with a 4-centred head,
cast-iron casement to each light with lozenge shaped panes, stopped labels; 2 single-light openings to first floor in
conforming style. Door opening in a single storey porch of conforming style to right return; 4-centred arch door
opening, studded door with surface tracery. Salient interior feature the stone staircase with plain wrought-iron
handrail; some reused C18 penelled doors; fireplace to right of ground floor with a broad wooden bressumer. Cellar
under left half of house reach by external staircase to rear, further internal staircase.

Listing NGR: ST5653531489

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

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