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Yenworthy Farmhouse and Wall Returned from North-West Gable End to East Wing

A Grade II Listed Building in Oare, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2257 / 51°13'32"N

Longitude: -3.7107 / 3°42'38"W

OS Eastings: 280640

OS Northings: 148775

OS Grid: SS806487

Mapcode National: GBR L6.33R9

Mapcode Global: VH5JT.MGN8

Plus Code: 9C3R67GQ+7P

Entry Name: Yenworthy Farmhouse and Wall Returned from North-West Gable End to East Wing

Listing Date: 2 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345378

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265439

Location: Oare, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, EX35

County: Somerset

District: Somerset West and Taunton

Civil Parish: Oare

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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2/26 Yenworthy Farmhouse and wall
returned from north-west gable
end to east wing



Farmhouse. C17, enlarged and mainly rebuilt circa 1850 by Mr Halliday. Random rubble, slate roofs, overhanging eaves,
decorative bargeboards, external stone stack left gable end, gable end of east wing and set in ridge centre. L-plan.
Two storeys, 2:1:1 bays, all windows with astragal cast iron glazing bars, gabled tops to 3 and 2-light windows left,
lancet in gable end of east wing right, 3-light window below, ground floor 3-light window left of porch, 2-light to
right, stepped buttress, flat roofed rectangular bay with parapet right, single storey gabled porch, diagonal stepped
buttresses with gabled tops, rusticated surround to semi-circular headed opening, diagonal panel set with name
Yenworthy. Left return, north west corner of gable end arched opening abutting random rubble wall about 1.5 m high
returned to wing at rear and including lean-to shed. Interior not seen, said to contain reset beam dated 1628 thought
to be the date of the plan of the farmhouse and of the scroll stops to chamfered beams in front room west wing, rear
room moulded step and runout stops. Otherwise no dateable features. Part of the Glenthorne estate buildings designed by
the owner Mr Halliday with the aid of Robinson's Rural Architecture. A good example of a mid C19 farmhouse designed by
a gentleman architect. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, July 1979).

Listing NGR: SS8064048775

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