Payne's Farmhouse

10 Aug 1999
Payne's Farmhouse, 4 Moor Lane, North Curry, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA3 6JZ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


10/62 No 4 (Payne's Farmhouse) -

- II

Farmhouse. Early C17, probably refenestrated early C20. Random rubble local stone, quoins, Ham stone dressings, cement plinth, high chamfered plinth on right return, double Roman tiled roof, coped verges, brick stacks to gable ends and to left of cross passage. Unusual variation on 3 cell and cross passage plan with coeval shallow extensions to upper and lower ends forming 2 rooms on either side of hall and cross passage. Two storeys, 2:2 bays; first floor 3-light wooden casements, ground floor two 3-light hollow chamfered stone mullioned windows under same hood mould to left of entrance, similar 4-light with hoodmould to right, moulded peaked doorframe under later hoodmould, studded planks refronting earlier, possibly C17, door; chamfered peaked doorframe to rear entrance. Interior; kitchen to left of cross passage has moulded lintel, possibly reused, with evidence of curing chamber and bread oven; hall has 6-panel steeply chamfered compartment ceiling, chamfered lintel to fireplace, dog-leg stairs with turned balusters rising against rear wall; upper end is featureless but there is narrow wooden framed light in re-entrant angle, first floor built-in raised and fielded panelled cupboard and evidence of jointed cruck roof. Weavers Farmhouse (qv) Wrantage has a similar plan.

(Photograph in NMR VAG Report, unpublished SRO, September 1982).

Listing NGR: ST3183125528


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

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