YEALSCOMBE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1057318
Date first listed:
06-Apr-1959
Statutory Address:
YEALSCOMBE

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Location

Statutory Address:
YEALSCOMBE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
West Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Exford
National Park:
EXMOOR
National Grid Reference:
SS 83946 39085

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 (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, July 1979).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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
265415
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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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