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A Grade II Listed Building in Fitzhead, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0485 / 51°2'54"N

Longitude: -3.2659 / 3°15'57"W

OS Eastings: 311361

OS Northings: 128444

OS Grid: ST113284

Mapcode National: GBR LT.G8FD

Mapcode Global: FRA 461B.X20

Entry Name: Byams

Listing Date: 25 January 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308126

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270331

Location: Fitzhead, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Fitzhead

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


6/120 Byams



House. Mid C17, altered mid C19, reroofed mid C20. Red sandstone random rubble, rendered on entrance facade (East)
slate roof, external stack left, others brick, with large external stepped stack at rear. 2 cell side wall fireplace
plan with staircase turret to South and projecting wing North-east making L-shape. Two storeys, l:3:1 bays; C20 3-light
metal casements with 4-light left of doorway and 2-light right. Gabled, slate roofed decorative wooden mid C19 porch.
Attics lit from gable ends. 2-storeys, independantly roofed staircase turret, 20 pane window with thick glazing bars.
Interior: entrance direct into hall with hollow chamfered beam 9 compartment plaster ceiling, plaster decoration in 2
panels to right of entrance only. To left C18 panelled rooom with bolection moulding, right of fireplace entrance to dog
leg newel stair, plaster friezes and decorated soffits. Staircase turret probably had a second storey giving access to
attics now via internal stair. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, April 1976).

Listing NGR: ST1136128444

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