Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1057996

Date first listed: 22-May-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Jan-1986


Statutory Address: WILLSDEN


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Statutory Address: WILLSDEN

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

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Selworthy

National Park: EXMOOR

National Grid Reference: SS 93175 44974


SS94SW SELWORTHY CP TIVINSTON 9/132 Willsden and Springfield Cottage (formerly listed as 2 separate items) 22.5.69

GV II Farmhouse, now 2 dwellings. Probably late medieval, altered and partly rebuilt C16, altered C20, Red sandstone random rubble with some cob, thatched roof hipped to left, lateral stack with slate roofed bread oven to right of entrance, brick stack on gable end at rear, also with bread oven. Plan: probably open hall house with byre, later rebuilt as crosswing, South-east front: 2 storeys, mainly C20 casements, 2-light in crosswing left, and in gabled dormer bay projection right of lateral stack, ground floor left leaded 3-light window, entrance through triple ridge tiled porch set between lateral stack and crosswing, plank door, two C20 windows beyond. Rear elevation, gable fronted bay right with 2 small windows above bread oven projection, blocked cross passage doorway to left. Interior not seen, said to contain stoke blackened cruck truss from open hall house and a clean jointed cruck truss in the crosswing, beams with step and runout stops. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, March 1982).

Listing NGR: SS9317544974


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Legacy System number: 265546

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in March, (1982)

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