TOLLEYS FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056179
Date first listed:
30-Nov-1987
Statutory Address:
TOLLEYS FARMHOUSE, TOLLEYS LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
TOLLEYS FARMHOUSE, TOLLEYS LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Chaffcombe
National Grid Reference:
ST 35725 08881

Details

CHAFFCOMBE CP TOLLEYS LANE (East side) ST30NE LYDMARSH

4/5 Tolleys Farmhouse - - II

Detached house. C15, with modifications. Local stone rubble, some cob, all rendered and colourwashed half-hipped thatched roof; brick chimney stacks. Single-storey with attic, 4 bays, Casement windows, mostly with horizontal bars, 3-light below. except bay 4 which is 2-light; above, 2-light windows bays 1, 3 and 4, the first under the eaves and the others set into thatched dormers, and to bay 2 an earlier pattern 4-light casement also set into thatch; C20 porch with C20 doorway between bays 2/3. Further casement windows in north gable; lean-to at rear. Interior has deep-chamfered crossbeam to lower ceilings, one with long step and runouts, with sockets and mortices for wattle and doorframes; 2 old simple fireplaces, both adapted: roof frame of 4 pairs of jointed crucks with trenched purlins, and one wattle-and-daub partition on first floor. Originally one house, subdivided later into 2 or 3 houses and now one property again. The foundations of a previous farmhouse to this site said to survive to west. The settlement recorded by 1170. (VCH Somerset, Vol IV, 1978, p128).

Listing NGR: ST3570608858

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
262132
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1978), 121

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 09 Aug 2005
Reference: IOE01/14091/08
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