DONIFORD HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1057481
Date first listed:
21-Dec-1984
Statutory Address:
DONIFORD HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
DONIFORD HOUSE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
West Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Williton
National Grid Reference:
ST 08752 42984

Details

ST04SE WILLITON CP DONIFORD

2/218 Doniford House

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- II

Farmhouse. Late medieval, enlarged circa 1600, altered mid C19, restored late C20. Roughcast over rubble, asbestos slate roof, brick stack right gable end. Plan complex: 3 bay open hall house ceiled with 2 storey parlour end right. coeval 2 storey kitchen cross wing left, additional 2 rooms at rear of cross wing containing small parlour. 2 storeys, 1:5 bays, 3-light casements in cross wing all other first floor windows C20 2-light casements, groundfloor 12 pane sash windows, tripartite sash window to left of gabled porch with decorative bargeboards and plank door, entrance to cross wing by external flight of steps to plank door on first floor. Interior not viewed: said to contain moulded 2 panel compartment ceiling to right of wide cross passage, left featureless hall with lateral stack, modern grate, 2-centred wooden doorframe leading to modified stair, hall roof 3 pairs of arch braced cruck trusses, 2 tiers of wind braces; one of 2 small rooms to rear of kitchen wing, now store, said to contain plasterwork decoration on beams and cornice frieze. A very unusual plan for this area of the county. (VAG Report unpublised SRO, December 1978).

Listing NGR: ST0875242984

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
264983
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in December, (1978)

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: 21 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/06314/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Kees Ter Braak. Source Historic England Archive
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