Willhayne House

2 Oct 1999
Willhayne House, Combe St Nicholas, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20 3AZ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


6/84 Willhayne House


- II

Farmhouse. now dwelling. Late medieval. ceiled C16, altered and enlarged C18, restored mid C20. Rendered over random rubble. thatched root hipped to right, C18 brick stack to left of entrance, external stone stack left gable end. Plan: open hall house ceiled to 3-cell and cross passage facing west, south end enlarged. One and half storeys, 5 bays, irregular fenestration, C20 wooden and upvc casements, first floor two 3-light dormer rising through eaves, 2-light to right, eaves line drops with two 3-light casements set below eaves to right, ground floor two 3-light casements left, 4-light early Cl9 leaded iron casement to left of entrance, 3-light casements and French windows beyond. Interior much altered but evidence of smoke blackened jointed cruck truss roof, through passage screen removed and long narrow room to right with roughly dressed beams, large hall stack with recess, possibly far bread oven, and small cupboard.

Listing NGR: ST3112110808


This is part of the Series: IOE\Bland_Richard IOE Records for Bland, Richard; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mr Richard Bland. Source Historic England Archive

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Photographer: Bland, Richard

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