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Perry Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Staple Fitzpaine, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9558 / 50°57'20"N

Longitude: -3.0398 / 3°2'23"W

OS Eastings: 327066

OS Northings: 117888

OS Grid: ST270178

Mapcode National: GBR M3.N5QF

Mapcode Global: FRA 46JL.1LK

Plus Code: 9C2RXX46+84

Entry Name: Perry Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344596

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271100

Location: Staple Fitzpaine, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Staple Fitzpaine

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Farmhouse. C16, ceiled C17 and wing added, altered C18 and C20. Roughcast over rubble, blue lias and sandstone
north-west wing, thatched roofs, hipped left, brick stack right gable end and to left of cross passage. L-plan: open
hall house, ceiled to 3-cell and cross passage, door blocked on north front, inner room now a store entered from
exterior, north-east wing, main entrance now at junction, land slopes steeply away to east. South front: one and a half
storeys, 2 bays; all C19 and C20 casments, 2 eyebrow dormers, full height raking buttress of rubble and brick to left
of small rectangular glazed stair light below eaves, plank door. Right return projecting wing with recessed entrance,
wing unlit, blocked opening and 2 beam ends projecting, half hipped right return with lateral stair to left door; north
face of wing unglazed 2-light octagonal mullioned window. Interior not seen said to contain stud and panel screen to
cross passage with half beam against hall stack carried on brackets, moulded shelf to hall fireplace with central
lateral beam resting on it. There is an arch braced true cruck with braces set behind hall stack, an "internal span of
6.7 m makes this the widest roof with a true cruck in Somerset apart from Mells barn of 6.8 m. (VAG Report, unpublished
SRO, September 1982; Sixsmith, Staple Fitzpaine and the Forest of Neroche, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST2706617888

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