BRIDGE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056991
Date first listed:
18-Feb-1988
Statutory Address:
BRIDGE FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BRIDGE FARMHOUSE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Lopen
National Grid Reference:
ST4280613934

Details

ST41SW LOPEN CP

Bridge Farmhouse 5/43 II

Detached farmhouse. Possibly C15, reshaped C16, C17 and C19. Ham stone ashlar facade, coursed rubble to sides and rear; double Roman clay tiled roof between high stepped coped gables suggesting former thatch; brick end and intermediate chimney stacks. 'L'-plan; 2 storeys, 4-bay east elevation. Plinth: below, hollow-chamfered mullioned windows in chamfered recesses, of 3 and 4 lights, to bays 1 and 3; reverse-chamfer mullioned windows of 3 lights in chamfered recess to bay 4, all with labels; above, 3-light horizontal-bar casements: to lower bay 2 a C20 door in plain recess, up one step. In south gable a blocked doorway below and blocked window to first floor: C20 windows in north gable: extension to rear. Interior not seen, but reported is a 3-room cross-passage plan with single-room rear wing of original date, with remains of 3 jointed crucks, two smoke blackened, and some cob walling at the rear: hall fireplace blocked, as is section of surviving stair alongside: south room has a six-section beam and panel ceiling, the panels of unusual size but apparently unaltered - the room, now used as a store, retains an earth floor; wing housed kitchen, with fireplace, brick oven and traces of a curing chamber: some carved initials of C17 and C18 to hall fireplace. (VAG report, unpublished SRO, January 1977).

Listing NGR: ST4280613934

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
264127
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in January, (1977)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 16 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/10386/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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