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Higher House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lydford-on-Fosse, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0822 / 51°4'55"N

Longitude: -2.6223 / 2°37'20"W

OS Eastings: 356507

OS Northings: 131613

OS Grid: ST565316

Mapcode National: GBR MP.D3GV

Mapcode Global: FRA 56D8.86Y

Plus Code: 9C3V39JH+V3

Entry Name: Higher House

Listing Date: 17 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345025

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267557

Location: Lydford-on-Fosse, Mendip, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Lydford-on-Fosse

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Higher House


Farmhouse, now house. C18, late C18 and early C19 external features, Coursed and squared lias, thatched roof, renewed
C19 brick stacks, coped verges. Asymmetrical T-plan. Two storeys, 3:1 bays, 3-light casements under wooden lintols to
first floor, flush mounted 16-pane sash windows under wooden lintols to ground floor. Door opening in second bay from
left, paired 3-panelled doors, thatched and gabled hood on console brackets. Wing at right-angles to the rear in
conforming style. Inside the ground floor with some wainscot panelling; 2 niche cupboards with shell hoods to left
ground floor room. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, January, 1982).

Listing NGR: ST5650731613

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