COURT FARM HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056995
Date first listed:
04-Feb-1958
Statutory Address:
COURT FARM HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
COURT FARM HOUSE

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:
ST 42589 14319

Details

LOPEN CP ST4214 LOPEN VILLAGE 8/44 Court Farm House

4.2.58

GV II

Detached farmhouse. Later C17. Ham stone rubble, with ashlar dressings, but first floor has stretcher bond brickwork probably protecting cob; double Roman clay tiled roof between high coped gables, suggesting former thatch; one brick and one stone end chimney stack. Two storeys, 3-bay south elevation at right angles to road. Below, ovolo-mould mullioned windows of 4 lights, with labels, and above are 3-light casement windows of early pattern, all rectangular-leaded; to lower bay 2 a boarded door with glazed panel set in, on heavy frame, with plain stone slab hood on shaped stone brackets. In east gable a C20 mullioned window and several casements; to rear an outshut which appears to be part of original structure. Interior not seen, but reported are timber-framed partitions between front and outshut sections, showing carpenters numbers; traces of original north-east gable stair surviving at attic level; collar-beam trusses with mortice and tenon apex and shaped collar ends, trenched purlins: rear wall has irregular plan. known as Court House in the C19, this may well represent the medieval court house of the manor, albeit restyled. (VCH, Vol III, 1974; VAG Report, SRO Unpublished, February 1977).

Listing NGR: ST4258914319

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
264140
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1974)
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in February, (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: 15 May 2004
Reference: IOE01/12233/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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