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YEALSCOMBE

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.

Name: YEALSCOMBE

List entry Number: 1057318

Location

YEALSCOMBE

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

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Exford

National Park: EXMOOR

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Apr-1959

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265415

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SS83NW EXFORD CP -

12/2 Yealscombe 6.4.59 II

- Farahouse. C17, agricultural addition converted to dwelling late C19. Slobbered rubble, roughcast possibly over cob in extension, half-hipped thatched roof, asbestos slate at rear, large stone stack left at junction with addition and above entrance. Plan: lobby entry, 4-cell with agricultural addition left, now all one set into hillside. One and a half storeys with single storey addition, 5-bay main block, mainly C20 casements, eyebrow dormers, ground floor windows under wooden lintels, 3-light leaded iron casements to right of C20 stable type door, slate roofed pentice porch; addition left, plank door right of gabled slate roofed projection, 2 and 4-light casements flanking thatched hexagonal bay with Gothic tracery and carved cornice inscribed: 'WO East and West Home is Best EO'. Right return, circular pier abutting entrance in rear addition. Interior not seen, said to contain chamfered wooden lintel to hall fireplace with scroll stops; slate slabs on floor, roughly finished timber work. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, July 1979).

Listing NGR: SS8394639085

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in July, (1979)

National Grid Reference: SS 83946 39085

Map

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