ACKLANDS

Date:
11 Oct 1999
Location:
Acklands, Bushy Cross Lane, Ruishton, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA3 5JT
Reference:
IOE01/00159/07
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

RUISHTON CP BUSHY CROSS LANE (East side) ST22SE

5/97 Acklands

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- II

Farmhouse. Late C16-early Cl7, enlarged subsequently. Roughcast, double Roman tiled roof, large external stack right gable end, roughcast stacks between first and second bays right and to left of entrance. Plan: thought to be originally 2-cell and cross passage extended to 3-cell with rear wall built out to include winder stairs. Two storeys, 3:1 bays, all late C20 wooden 3 and 4-light casements with plate glass, wall breaks forward between first and second bays right, entrance second bay left, hipped pantiled porch carried on wooden columns with triangular plinths; left return, gable end rebuilt in brick, outshot at rear. Interior not seen, said to contain timber framed wattle and daub partition to cross passage right, axial ceiling beams chamfered with step and runout stops in centre room, originally the kitchen, timber framed partition to rear wall and that of room beyond; to left of cross passage 4-panel compartment ceiling not extending to fireplace bressumer and possibly reused. Said to contain remains of a jointed cruck truss roof. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, February 1974).

Listing NGR: ST2638024986

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Humphreys_Mick IOE Records for Humphreys, Mick; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Mick Humphreys. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Humphreys, Mick

Rights Holder: Humphreys, Mick

Keywords

Brick, Roughcast, Tile, Tudor Farmhouse, Elizabethan Domestic, Stuart Agricultural Dwelling, Jacobean Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Cross Passage House, Monument <By Form>, Cruck House, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building