WASHER'S FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1059205
Date first listed:
04-May-1984
Statutory Address:
WASHER'S FARMHOUSE, WEST FITZHEAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WASHER'S FARMHOUSE, WEST FITZHEAD

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Taunton Deane (District Authority)
Parish:
Fitzhead
National Grid Reference:
ST 11549 28651

Details

ST12NW FITZHEAD CP WEST FITZHEAD

6/117 Washer's Farmhouse

GV II* Farmhouse. Early C17. Rendered over random rubble, steeply pitched slate roof, rendered stacks, large external stack at rear. 3 cell and cross passage plan. 2-storeys, 4-bays; first floor 2 and 3-light casements with glazing bars, 4-light on ground floor with 4 centred arch doorway with moulded jambs second bay left. Projecting 2-storey staircase bay outer bay right. Interior: four centred arch doorway at rear of cross passage, to left kitchen with large bressummer beam across West end incorporating chamfered lintel to fireplace, round headed entrance to stair turret right, and cupboard, probably bacon smoking chamber, left. similar to Lower Stoford Farmhouse (q.v.). Chamfered beams with stops. Spice cupboard built into South wall. To right hall with moulded beams forming 9 compartment ceiling, fireplace on North wall, stairs to right, built-in cupboard on South wall with decorative hinges. To East 4 compartment ceiling with deep hollow chamfered beams and plaster wreaths, partially renewed C19, blocked staircase bay, visible on exterior. Unspoilt example of early C17 farmhouse.

Listing NGR: ST1154928651

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
270328
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 08 Sep 2004
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