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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.


List entry Number: 1058220



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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Beckington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 11-Mar-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 267028

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5/51 Seymours Court Farmhouse



Farmhouse. C15, C16 and C17 alterations and additions. Rubble, stone tile roof, coped verges, rubble stacks, that to right projecting. Cross passage plan. Two storeys, 2:2 bays, 4-light ogee-moulded stone king-mullioned windows, those to ground floor with relieving arches, casements with leaded lights; left 2 windows under stopped labels, right 2 windows under a string course. Central C15 2-storey cross-gabled porch, 2 stage diagonal buttresses; 2-light moulded stone nullioned window to first floor, each light with a cusped head, dripmould over with diamond terminals, casements with leaded lights; broad door opening in a moulded 4 centred stone surround, dripmould; inner door opening in a moulded 4-centred stone surround, ribbled door. Stair turret to right of rear, 3 further 2-light mullioned windows, each light with a cusped head; door opening in a 4-centred stone surround, further blocked door opening. Interior:- fine fireplace to right ground floor room in a 4-centred stone surround, flanked by plain pilasters with scroll capitals, moulded cornice mantle overall; decorative early C17 plaster ceiling; hall with blocked lateral stone fireplace; arch-braced roof of C15. Once the home of Thomas Lord Seymour of Sudely, who married Queen Catherine Parr executed in 1549. (Country Life, 4 April 1908; VAG Report, Unpublished SRO, August 1980)

Listing NGR: ST8116752707

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in August, (1980)
'Country Life' in 4 April, (1908)

National Grid Reference: ST 81167 52707


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