History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Sockety Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Merriott, Somerset

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 50.9198 / 50°55'11"N

Longitude: -2.7968 / 2°47'48"W

OS Eastings: 344084

OS Northings: 113673

OS Grid: ST440136

Mapcode National: GBR MG.Q78L

Mapcode Global: FRA 561N.S90

Entry Name: Sockety Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345965

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262403

Location: Merriott, South Somerset, Somerset, TA16

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Merriott

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Merriott

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

Find accommodation in
Hinton Saint George

Listing Text


2/153 Sockety farmhouse



Detached farmhouse. Later C18. Ham stone cut and squared, but facade in red brick, Flemish bond, with ashlar dressings;
plain clay tiled roof between stepped coped gables; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic, 3 bays south
elevation at right angles to road. Hollow-chamfer mullioned windows in chamfered recesses with labels, 3-light to outer
bays, and 2-light first floor hay 2. To lower bay 2 a C20 door in recess with plain ashlar surround and moulded stone
hood on stone brackets. One small single-light window in west gable with timber lintol, otherwise C20 timber casements.
0utshut to rear. Against east gable a 2-storey building in roughly cut and squared stone, with offset at first floor
level, and Welsh slate roof having stepped coped east gable with gabletted finial: two 3-light casements to first
floor, the more easterly an earlier pattern with rectangular leaded lights and iron-traded opening light. Interior not
seen. One of the later C18 developments north of the main village (VCH Somerset, Vol IV, 1978, p53).

Listing NGR: ST4408413673

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.