HIGHER PRESTON FARM HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056511
Date first listed:
17-Oct-1983
Statutory Address:
HIGHER PRESTON FARM HOUSE, PRESTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
HIGHER PRESTON FARM HOUSE, PRESTON ROAD

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Yeovil
National Grid Reference:
ST 53364 16201

Details

ST51NW YEOVIL CP PRESTON ROAD (South side)

1/65 Higher Preston Farm House

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- II

Farmhouse, built 1649, but subsequently modified; Ham Stone, random coursed with fine face; plain Clay tile roof between coped gables, 2 end chimneys and one uff centre rebuilt in brick. Main South facade has irregular fenestration. 2-storeys, with one 4-light stone mullioned window with ovolo mouldings and label over, off-centre door (relocated) and on right-hand two 2-light mullioned windows with hollow chamfers; on first floor 5-C20 double windows. On North (street) facade two 3-light and one 4-light stone mullioned windows with large rectangular leaded panes, hollow chamfer moulded with labels over; at first floor level two 3-light wooden casements, one with ovolo mouldings, both with leaded panes. Interior not inspected, but Sir R Hall refers to lintol in kitchen fireplace dated 1649, and to elm ceiling beams with scroll stops to chamfers. The lean-to on the East side and all outbuildings of little interest. (Hall, Sir R. De Z. 'Post Medieval Land Tenure, Preston Plucknett' 1961 S.A.N.H.S. Proceedings Vol. 105).

Listing NGR: ST5336416201

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
261403
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society' in Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, , Vol. 105, (1961)

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: 31 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/00109/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Haigh. Source Historic England Archive
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