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DONIFORD HOUSE

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: DONIFORD HOUSE

List entry Number: 1057481

Location

DONIFORD HOUSE

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

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Williton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Dec-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 264983

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List entry Description

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History

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 08752 42984

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