SEYMOURS COURT FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1058220
Date first listed:
11-Mar-1968
Statutory Address:
SEYMOURS COURT FARMHOUSE, RUDGE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
SEYMOURS COURT FARMHOUSE, RUDGE LANE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Beckington
National Grid Reference:
ST 81167 52707

Details

ST85SW BECKINGTON CP RUDGE LANE

5/51 Seymours Court Farmhouse

11.3.68

I

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 (Country Life, 4 April 1908; VAG Report, Unpublished SRO, August 1980)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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
267028
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 11 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/00728/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ronald J Smith. Source Historic England Archive
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