Ivy House

3 Sep 1999
Ivy House, Crimchard, Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20 1JP
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Ivy House, 1 Crimchard, Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20 1JP
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


ST3108 CRIMCHARD 756-1/3/37 (West side) 29/07/76 No.1 Ivy House (Formerly Listed as: CRIMCHARD (West side) Ivy House)


Farmhouse. C15, remodelled C17 and altered early C19 and late C20. Painted render over chalk and limestone rubble. Pantile roof with stepped stone copings, rear lateral stack and brick stack to right gable end. 3-unit plan with through passage: late medieval open hall, given lateral stack in C17. 2 storeys, symmetrical 3-window range. c1980 front porch with lean-to pantile roof and c1980 door below c1980 window and flanked by c1980 French windows. Late C19 two/two-pane sashes to each side on first floor. INTERIOR: the late medieval house had low service partitions, open at upper level. Ground floor left has fireplace to rear wall with inglenook, chamfered lintel and traces of a filled-in bread oven. Ground-floor right has fireplace with inglenook and arched, chamfered oak lintel. Chamfered beams to both rooms. c1800 elliptical arches to left of passage on ground floor and to right of landing on 1st floor; c1800 staircase. Heavy planked door to rear of passage. c1800 roof with tusked tenoned purlins, with part of three C15 jointed crucks surviving, heavily smoke-blackened. No.2 Crimchard (qv) adjoins to left.

Listing NGR: ST3177308977


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0196 IOE Records taken by Richard Bland; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Richard Bland. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Bland, Richard

Rights Holder: Bland, Richard


Chalk, Limestone, Pantile, Render, Rubble, Timber, Medieval Farmhouse, Tudor Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Cross Passage House, Monument <By Form>, Cruck House, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building, Open Hall House, Hall House