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Woodbrook Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Pitminster, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9585 / 50°57'30"N

Longitude: -3.1372 / 3°8'14"W

OS Eastings: 320224

OS Northings: 118288

OS Grid: ST202182

Mapcode National: GBR LZ.MYVM

Mapcode Global: FRA 469K.ZJJ

Plus Code: 9C2RXV57+94

Entry Name: Woodbrook Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307380

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271038

Location: Pitminster, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Pitminster

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Woodbrook Farmhouse
Farmhouse with barn, now dwelling, Late medieval, ceiled C16, barn added, roof raised on
facade, late C20 refenestrated and restored. Random rubble local stone, thatched roof,
lean-to addtion left gable end, inserted stack right gable end,to right of cross passage
and lateral stack at rear masked by barn. L-plan facing south, open hall house ceiled to
3-cell and cross passage with unheated inner room, lean-to addition west gable end, barn
at rear. Two storeys, 4 bays;all C20 casements, lean-to left projects forward slightly,
entrance second bay left. Interior not seen, said to contain chamfered beams with step
and runout stops in hall and outer room, latter with semi-circular fireplace recess
against rear wall, inserted stairs right, hall fireplace with chamfered lintel. Upper
storey, 2 pairs of smoke blackened jointed cruck trusses and evidence that the east
gable end was originally half-hipped. The house is unusually wide at 20 feet and is also
interesting as one of the few Somerset examples of medieval half-hipped roofs.
(VAG Report,unpublished SRD, November 1979).

Listing NGR: ST2022418288

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