Pound Farmhouse

19 Oct 1999
Pound Farmhouse, Tanyard Lane, Huish Episcopi, South Somerset, Somerset
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

The following building shall be added:-

HUISH EPISCOPI TANYARD LANE ST 4226 11/253 Pound Farmhouse II

Derelict farmhouse. C17. Dressed limestone, partly rendered. Gable-ended roof has collapsed. Brick shafts to central axial and left hand end stacks.

Plan: 3 room plan. The hall on the left has an axial stack backing onto the central unheated room. There was originally a through passage between the centre and unheated right hand room which has no windows. There is a C20 outshut at the front of the right hand end.

Exterior: 2 storeys. Assymetrical 2-windows front. Stone mullion windows with headmoulds on ground and first floor; on left 3-light windows with rebated chamfers; at centre 2-light windows with cavetto chamfers. Doorways to right and left of centre. Rear elevation has some later windows and doorway to left of centre.

Interior: Plank and muntin screen between centre and right hand rooms (left side of former through passage) Plank screen in hall chamber has fallen into hall.

Timber-framed partition to side of axial stack has cambered head to doorway.

Hall fireplace has large cambered chamfered timber lintel. Remains of another timber lintel on hall floor. The floors and roof have largely collapsed but the blade of a jointed cruck truss is lying outside behind the house. Only a few of the rafters, a large side purlin and the ridge purlin remain.

Listing NGR: ST4276626422


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1876 IOE Records taken by Graham Slocombe; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Graham Slocombe. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Slocombe, Graham

Rights Holder: Slocombe, Graham


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