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A Grade II Listed Building in Ruishton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0195 / 51°1'10"N

Longitude: -3.051 / 3°3'3"W

OS Eastings: 326379

OS Northings: 124981

OS Grid: ST263249

Mapcode National: GBR M3.J2VP

Mapcode Global: FRA 46HF.37L

Entry Name: Acklands

Listing Date: 21 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344557

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270888

Location: Ruishton, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Ruishton

Built-Up Area: Ruishton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


5/97 Acklands


- II

Farmhouse. Late C16-early Cl7, enlarged subsequently. Roughcast, double Roman tiled roof, large external stack right
gable end, roughcast stacks between first and second bays right and to left of entrance. Plan: thought to be originally
2-cell and cross passage extended to 3-cell with rear wall built out to include winder stairs. Two storeys, 3:1 bays,
all late C20 wooden 3 and 4-light casements with plate glass, wall breaks forward between first and second bays right,
entrance second bay left, hipped pantiled porch carried on wooden columns with triangular plinths; left return, gable
end rebuilt in brick, outshot at rear. Interior not seen, said to contain timber framed wattle and daub partition to
cross passage right, axial ceiling beams chamfered with step and runout stops in centre room, originally the kitchen,
timber framed partition to rear wall and that of room beyond; to left of cross passage 4-panel compartment ceiling not
extending to fireplace bressumer and possibly reused. Said to contain remains of a jointed cruck truss roof. (VAG
Report, unpublished SRO, February 1974).

Listing NGR: ST2638024986

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