BEERE MANOR FARMHOUSE AND ATTACHED BARN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1059062
Date first listed:
29-Mar-1963
Statutory Address:
BEERE MANOR FARMHOUSE AND ATTACHED BARN, COMBWICH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
BEERE MANOR FARMHOUSE AND ATTACHED BARN, COMBWICH ROAD

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Sedgemoor (District Authority)
Parish:
Cannington
National Grid Reference:
ST 24062 41425

Details

ST24SW CANNINGTON CP COMBWICH ROAD (West side)

3/15 Beere Manor Farmhouse and attached barn (formerly listed under General)

29.3.63

- II*

Manor house, now farmhouse, with attached barn. C16/C17, C18 alterations. Roughcast, some coursed and squared blue lias, slate roof, coped verges, roughcast stacks. Tall frontage in a "Tudor" style; cross-passage plan, possibly formerly with a first floor hall. Two storeys and attic, 1:1:1:1 bays, to left a low 2 storey porch, front-facing gable with a lancet; tall 2 storey projecting gabled wing to third bay from left, again with a lancet in gable; to the left side of the wing a projecting rendered stack with an offset; C18 2 and 4-light wooden-mullioned and transomed windows in stone surrounds, moulded sills, each light with close-set glazing bars, lower half of each light of each window with a sash. Similar 2-light window to first floor of porch, keyed architrave surround; keyed elliptical headed outer door opening with emphasised imposts, moulded 4-centred arch inner door opening, C19 half-glazed door. Barn at right angles to the left of frontage, random rubble, roughcast, double Roman tile roof. Two storeys, inner elevation appears as a single storey due to a rise in ground level; 4 bays, 2-light wooden mullion and transom windows in plain stone surrounds, moulded cornices; blocked door opening to centre with a casement inserted to the upper half, bead noulded stone surround, bolection moulded architrave, moulded cornice. Barn connnected to house by a blank 2 storey outshut. Interior of house with 3 half panelled rooms to ground floor, the smaller in the front facing gable with a fireplace in a bolection moulded surround. Stair turret with open well staircase to rear, heavy turned balusters, ramped handrail, flat capped square newels; 7 bay collar and tie beam roof construction; barn with some chamfered and stopped beams. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1981; VCH, forthcoming).

Listing NGR: ST2406241425

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
268862
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Dunning, R W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1985)
Other
Somerset Vernacular Architecture Group Report, 1981

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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