WEST LYNCH HOUSE, DWARF WALL AND RAILINGS RETURNED TO HOUSE AS CURVED WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1057999
Date first listed:
22-May-1969
Statutory Address:
WEST LYNCH HOUSE, DWARF WALL AND RAILINGS RETURNED TO HOUSE AS CURVED WALLS

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Location

Statutory Address:
WEST LYNCH HOUSE, DWARF WALL AND RAILINGS RETURNED TO HOUSE AS CURVED WALLS

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 90132 47698

Details

SS9047 SELWORTHY CP WEST LYNCH West Lynch House, dwarf wall and 23/141 railings returned to house as curved walls 22.5.69 II - Farmhouse, now dwelling. Late C16-early C17, refenestrated early C19, subsequently much altered internally. Roughcast over rubble and possibly cob, thatched roof, external stack left gable end, chimney renewed in brick, lateral stack between third and fourth bays left, brick stack right gable end. L-plan. Two storeys 3:2 bays; eyebrows to 4 windows left, all 16-pane sash windows, C20 2-light casement set below eaves right, ground floor left 20-pane sash windows flanking entrance, panelled door, flat roofed decorative trelliswork wooden porch, inserted C20 French windows to right of lateral stack, C20 door and 3-light casement to service wing beyond. Service end separated from house by full height roughcast wall, cement saddlback coping swept down to dwarf wall fronting house, similar wall with slate coping end bay right; dwarf wall of dressed red sandstone steeply chamfered coping set with cast iron railings, flattered heads, stepped up in sections fronting house, gate of similar design. Interior, partially seen; extensively altered, some steeply chamfered beams remain, early C19 semi-circular headed stair window with tinted glass. This was the mill owners house for the now demolished corn mill at West Lynch and the farmhouse was probably refenestrated when the mill was rebuilt c1820. (J Ridler, A Selworthy Notebook, 1983).

Listing NGR: SS9013247698

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
265555
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ridler, , A Selworthy Notebook, (1983)

Legal

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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