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Fordhay House, with Well 3 Metres to South

A Grade II Listed Building in East Chinnock, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9142 / 50°54'51"N

Longitude: -2.7193 / 2°43'9"W

OS Eastings: 349530

OS Northings: 112994

OS Grid: ST495129

Mapcode National: GBR MK.QNX5

Mapcode Global: FRA 566P.DFG

Plus Code: 9C2VW77J+M7

Entry Name: Fordhay House, with Well 3 Metres to South

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Last Amended: 30 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307948

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263624

Location: East Chinnock, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: East Chinnock

Built-Up Area: East Chinnock

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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3/66 Fordhay House, with well 3 metres
to South
(Fordhay House formerly listed)


House. Dated 1690. Local stone rubble coursed, Has stone dressings; Welsh slate between coped gables; brick end
chimney stacks to main block, and intermediate stack to extension. 2-storeys, 3-bays-with later extensions Eastwards.
Hollow chamfer mullioned windows with timber casement infills under labels, 3-light to bays 1 and 3 and 2-light to bay
2, ground floor; above casement windows under exposed timber lintels: old boarded entrance door in plain opening
between bays-2 and 3, protected by double hipped lead roofed porch of C19, resting on 4 cast-iron columns. Extension
of 3-bays, 2-bays using larger stones, divided by coped gable to East gable; C19 casement windows segmental arched
heads below and heavy stone lintels above. On East kneeler gable stone, main block is incised the initial K or R and
date 1690. On West, roadside, wall a mounting block and steps. Formerly an inn, according to local tradition, 3
metres South of first extension a well, about 11 metres down to water; old random stone walls below ground, C20 wall
above ground.

Listing NGR: ST4953012994

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