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Cloutsham Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Luccombe, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1766 / 51°10'35"N

Longitude: -3.5854 / 3°35'7"W

OS Eastings: 289272

OS Northings: 143125

OS Grid: SS892431

Mapcode National: GBR LC.65J5

Mapcode Global: VH5K2.SPXC

Plus Code: 9C3R5CG7+JR

Entry Name: Cloutsham Farmhouse

Listing Date: 5 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345719

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265324

Location: Luccombe, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Luccombe

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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- II

Farmhouse. Probably C17 on site of earlier dwelling, enlargement dated 1869, partly rebuilt after fire in 1916. Red
sandstone random rubble, plain clay tiles, stone stacks. L-plan. Original farmhouse rebuilt after fire lying roughly
east-west with large C19 extension on South front in Swiss chalet style. South front: gable end, wooden gallery at
first floor under lower roof, segmental shingled gable end on columns, pierced lattice flat balusters, curved brackets,
large canted bay window ground floor, C20 window above; to left set back from house wing with gabled block in junction,
evidence of lateral stack and perhaps stair projection but much altered. Right return, 3 first floor gabled dormers,
ground floor 4-light ogee headed window with date stone 1869 set below, entrance north-east corner, C20 door. The farm
was enlarged by Sir Thomas Dyke Acland and is frequently mentioned in the literature on stag hunting on Exmoor.
(Chadwick Healey, The History of Part of West Somerset, 1901; Turner, Exmoor Village, 1947).

Listing NGR: SS8927243125

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