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Higher Rocke's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Butleigh, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0973 / 51°5'50"N

Longitude: -2.683 / 2°40'58"W

OS Eastings: 352267

OS Northings: 133330

OS Grid: ST522333

Mapcode National: GBR MM.C031

Mapcode Global: FRA 5687.2JW

Plus Code: 9C3V38W8+WQ

Entry Name: Higher Rocke's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 November 1966

Last Amended: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345040

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267734

Location: Butleigh, Mendip, Somerset, BA6

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Butleigh

Built-Up Area: Butleigh

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


12/21 Higher Rocke's Farmhouse
(previously listed as Higher
Rocks Farmhouse)



Probably the manor house of a small manor, subsequently a farmhouse, now a house. Probably early C17; C19 alterations
and additions. Coursed and squared rubble, with some banding, tile and pantile roofs of differing pitch, brick stacks.
Principal frontage to garden of 2 storeys and 2 storeys and attic, main part of 1:2 bays; one, 2, 3 and 4-light
ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned windows, one with a king-mullion, stopped labels; left bay in a projecting 2 storeyed
porch under a front-facing gable; semi-circular head outer door opening in a moulded and dressed stone surround
scalloped imposts, emphasised keystone. Inner door opening in a moulded wooden surround, plank door with strap hinges.
C19 addition to left, 2 bays, 3-light casements. Interior with 2 fireplaces in moulded surrounds with 4-centred heads,
one executed in wood, the other in freestone; chamfered and stopped ceiling beams. Glazed lean-to to rear elevation is
not of special interest.

Listing NGR: ST5226733330

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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