Musgrave's Old Farmhouse

6 Nov 1999
Musgrave's Old Farmhouse, West Monkton, Taunton Deane, 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.


6/218 Musgrave's Old Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now dwelling. C17, refenestrated early C20 and enlarged. Random rubble whitewashed, wooden cornice, clay tiled roof, stone stacks left gable end and to left of cross passage, late C20 brick stack right gable end. Plan: 3 cell and cross passage. 2 storeys, 3 bays; all window openings 2 and 3-light wooden casements with galzing bars forming pointed heads to lights probably early C20, ground floor plain tiled 2-light bays projecting on wooden brackets in end bays, small 2-light casements to left of entrance, C20 plank door, pentice hood porch on shaped brackets. Right return fronting road, 3-storey with scattered fenestration, similar heads to first floor window in flat roofed extension right, late C20 window ground floor. Interior partially sighted, steeply chamfered beams with step and runout stops and remain of lintel to gable end fireplace left. The main feature of this typical 3 cells and cross passage farmhouse is the complete set of pointed arch casements which enliven the facade.

Listing NGR: ST2609028032


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1061 IOE Records taken by Mick Humphreys; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Mick Humphreys. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Humphreys, Mick

Rights Holder: Humphreys, Mick


Rubble, Tile, Clay, Tudor Farmhouse, Elizabethan Domestic, Stuart Agricultural Dwelling, Jacobean Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Cross Passage House, Monument <By Form>