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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: 1057028



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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stocklinch

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Oct-1987

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Oct-1997

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 264016

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6/113 Johnson's Acre



Detached house. C14, modified in every century since. Local stone, partly cut and squared, some rubble, some colourwashed brick, some cob; thatched roof half-hipped at west end and full hipped to east; stone slab chimney stacks with brick tops. Single storey with attic, 3-bays, with extension to each end. Horizontal-bar casement windows, 3-light below and upper bay 2, upper bays 1 and 3 are 2-light, with timber lintels below, with exposed wall plate, the upper windows set into swept dormers with rendered side panels; to lower bay 2 a boarded door in later frame under timber boarded hod; to right of bay 3 pair timber garage doors: attached to west gable an outbuilding, probably originally agricultural with a 2-light small-pane window and stable pattern boarded door: south wall in stone rubble, west gable in brick. Interior not seen, but reported are three internal cruck frames, with post-and-truss east wall, with cob below; 3 rows of purlins, the lowest almost a wall plate: signs of an upper chamber over east sevice rooms jettied over hall; wattle-and-daub to framed partitions: inserted fireplace of C16, with smoke hood, and plank and muntin partition and doorway of same date. Plan almost a long house: the west end probably the apple and cider room. (Austin and Hall, The Medieval Houses of Stocklinch, SANHS Proceedings, vol 116, pp 86-100, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST3846417515

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society' in Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, , Vol. 116, (1972), 86-100

National Grid Reference: ST 38464 17515


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