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WYCHANGER

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: WYCHANGER

List entry Number: 1057333

Location

WYCHANGER

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

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Luccombe

National Park: EXMOOR

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-May-1969

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265336

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History

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Details

SS9142 LUCCOMBE CP LUCCOMBE VILLAGE

14/53 Wychanger

22.5.69

GV II

Part of manor house now semi-detached dwellings. Probably late C16-early C17, altered and refenestrated early and mid C19. Roughcast over random rubble, thatched roof hipped to right, large external roughcast stone stack left gable end, brick stack centre, tall brick stack rising from eaves on right return. Plan; not clear without internal inspection, thought to be 3-4 cell service wing of farmhouse. Gothick style. Two storeys, 3:2 bays, thatch continued as pentice roofs to 2-light ogee headed bay windows, with circular leading carried on shaped brackets, second and fourth bays left, other first floor windows 2-light with divided tracery, ground floor 2 segmental headed recesses flanking entrance filled right with 4-light French windows, divided tracery, left renewed C20 with similar 2-light window, two 2-light windows with divided tracery in end bays right; entrance half-glazed door, gabled rustic wooden porch. Right return first floor 2-light window with divided tracery, C20 window below. Wychanger (qv) abutting to right. Interior not sighted, William Harrison died 1615, with a fine brass in the Church of St Mary the Virgin (qv) owned this property. The history of the Manor is discussed by Chadwick-Healey. (Chadwick-Healey, The History of the Part of West Somerset, 1901).

Listing NGR: SS9111544286

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Healey, C, The History of the Part of West Somerset, (1901)

National Grid Reference: SS 91115 44286

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