Ashe Farmhouse

18 Aug 1999
Ashe Farmhouse, Thornfalcon, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA3 5NW
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


5/135 Ashe Farmhouse


- II

Farmhouse. Possibly late medieval, ceiled late C16, east end rebuilt and enlarged late Cl8-early C19. Roughcast over rubble, thatched roofs, coped verges to addition, brick stacks gable ends of addition and centre of original block.

T-plan: possibly open hall with service end rebuilt with larger cross wing, outshot and addition on north front. Two storeys, south front 1:3 bays, left gable end with small C20 window, similar 2-light left above entrance and in end bay flanking 3-light headed iron casement, ground floor left two 2-light leaded iron casements, entrance end bay left of main block, 3-light leaded iron casement, another lobby entrance to stack, 2-light window to right, plank door left, 4-panel door right, both with thatched hooded porches, one bay re-entrant angle with segmental headed 3-light leaded iron casements. Interior: moulded 4-panel compartment ceiling left of double stack, chamfered lintels scroll stops to right end rood, similar in bedroom above with good c1600 plasterwork overmantel with arcaded bays, garlands of fruit and wine leaf frieze. Evidence of 3-bay jointed cruck roof, early C19 stick stair probably in original cross passage.

Listing NGR: ST2807022419


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


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