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Parsonage Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Alford, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0885 / 51°5'18"N

Longitude: -2.5614 / 2°33'40"W

OS Eastings: 360778

OS Northings: 132283

OS Grid: ST607322

Mapcode National: GBR MS.CLX4

Mapcode Global: FRA 56J7.MYJ

Plus Code: 9C3V3CQQ+CF

Entry Name: Parsonage Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366369

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261939

Location: Alford, South Somerset, Somerset, BA7

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Alford

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


Parsonage Farmhouse


Detached farmhouse. C16 origins. Local lias stone cut and squared, triple roll clay tile roof between stepped coped
gables; brick chimney stacks. 'L' plan; two storeys, 3 bays. Two-light small-pane casements bays 1 and 2 under timber
lintols; to bay 3 a 12-pane sash window under flat voussoired arch, set at mezzanine level: to right of bays 1 and 2,
the latter at mezzanine level, 6-panel doors in plain openings. Interior not seen, but reported are deep chamfered
crossbeams, some with step and run-out steps, a winding staircase in east gable, one stud and panel partition, and
arch-braced tenoned collar trusses, some with carved windbraces: bay 3 thought to be later extension, containing cider
cellar and cheese room - the cheese racks still in situ - and parlour above. (SSAVBRG Report, August 1983).

Listing NGR: ST6077832283

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

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