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Sheephouse Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lower Chillington, Ilminster, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8957 / 50°53'44"N

Longitude: -2.8694 / 2°52'9"W

OS Eastings: 338950

OS Northings: 111056

OS Grid: ST389110

Mapcode National: GBR MC.RT0L

Mapcode Global: FRA 46WQ.V8C

Plus Code: 9C2VV4WJ+76

Entry Name: Sheephouse Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366421

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262254

Location: Chillington, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Chillington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Chillington

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Detached farmhouse. Mid/late C18. Ham stone near-ashlar; thatched roof between coped gables; brick chimney stacks.
'L'-plan; 2 storeys, 4 bays. String course between floors. Plain mullioned windows with slight beading and shallow
architraves, all 2-light except 3-light outer lower bays. Window to lower bay 3 blocked and that to lower bay 2 totally
removed. All have horizontal-bar inserts with iron-framed opening lights having external curl stays. Between lower bays
2/3 a six-panel door in matching architrave with pediment hood over. Above are the indications of another former
window. Left of bay 1 is blocking to what may have been a former throughway: apparent straight joint to right of bay 4.
End gables plain. Projecting from south-west corner a matching thatched wing, with brick chimney stack, having early
C20 casement windows on west side. Small-pane casements and lean-to on east side, with a boarded door at mezzanine
level towards south end. Interior not seen, but said to have staircase with turned balusters (VCH Somerset, Vol IV,

Listing NGR: ST3895011056

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