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

Somerset West and Taunton (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 10404 37831



6/181 Kingswood Farmhouse


- II

Farmhouse now cottage. C16, enlarged C17-C18, altered early C19 and mid C20. Rendered over rubble right 2 bays, and recessed outer bay left, rendered possibly over cob centre 2 bays right which project forward about 300 mm from left bays with quoins, slate roof set at slightly shallower pitch end 2 bays right, brick stack left at junction with addition, right gable end large external stepped stone stack, large rendered stack at junction of 2 blocks. Plan: thought to be originally a 2 cell gable-end entry house, kitchen added right, possibly C17-C18, and early C19 cider cellar added left when reroofed. 2 storeys, end bay left unlit first floor, two 3-light early C19 leaded iron casements right with Cl9 wooden casements in segmental headed openings beyond, groundfloor 2 casements left and one right of gabled porch with half glazed plank door. Interior not viewed. Said to have contained wattle and daub timbered framed partition dividing 2 bays left with similar partition surviving on first floor rising to apex of jointed cruck truss, chamfered beams with step and runout stops, those in kitchen right thought to have been reused. Gable-end entry houses are comparatively rare in West Somerset. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, August 1975).

Listing NGR: ST1040437831


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'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in August, (1975)


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 22 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08429/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr George Stacey. Source Historic England Archive
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