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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1056179



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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chaffcombe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 262132

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 35725 08881


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