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Lower Terhill Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bishop's Lydeard, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0875 / 51°5'15"N

Longitude: -3.1765 / 3°10'35"W

OS Eastings: 317696

OS Northings: 132682

OS Grid: ST176326

Mapcode National: GBR LY.CM38

Mapcode Global: FRA 4677.VQ9

Plus Code: 9C3R3RQF+2C

Entry Name: Lower Terhill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 May 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344853

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270264

Location: Bishop's Lydeard, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Bishop's Lydeard

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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3/53 Lower Terhill Farmhouse

Farmhouse. C16, enlarged C17 and mid C19. Rendered over cob and random
rubble, slate roofs, bargeboarded on independently roofed Victorian
addition, large external stack on North front, brick stack at West gable
end of original block and South gable end of C17 addition. "L"-plan, 3
cell and cross passage derivative facing South, C17 addition to South-
east, Victorian addition to West. Entrance now on East front: 2 storeys,
2 bays; C19 casements, 3-light above doorway to right, left-hand side
breaks forward (C17 addition) 4-light dormer, similar below altered late
C20, independently roofed extension to left.
Interior: chamfered beams with runout stops to left of cross passage, to
right 9 panel moulded compartment ceiling, South-east room (to left of
C20 entrance) moulded oval bayleaf ceiling centre with decorative strips
of plasterwork attaching it to outer rectangular frame, incomplete
plaster frieze of floral ornament, plaster overmantel with unidentified
coat of arms and supporters, obscured by late C20 paint. Stairs once
stood to left of fireplace (blocked) giving access to main bedroom above (divided) with coved ceiling, Tudor rose on ceiling and plaster
overmantel of unidentified biblical scene. 4 centred arch doorhead. Roof
not inspected, it is possible that this was originally an open hall
house. This was the Manor house of East Bagborough.
(J Collinson, The History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset,
Vol III, 1791).

Listing NGR: ST1769632681

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