Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1060235

Date first listed: 18-Dec-1986



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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane (District Authority)

Parish: Otterford

National Grid Reference: ST 23285 14572


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ST21SW OTTERFORD CP FYFETT 8/47 Higher Fyfett Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Dated 1677, restored 1861, reroofed and restored 1976-80. Chert stone random rubble formerly rendered, Ham stone dressings, renewed mullions in reconstructed stone, concrete double Roman tiled roof, stone stacks to left of through passage and centre of cross wing, evidence of former stack at right gable end with bread oven projection. Plan: 2-cell and cross passage with 2-cell cross wing left, former dairy at rear right. Two storeys, 1:2 bays, end bay left gable fronted with square plaque in apex inscribed in incised lettering "Built 1677 Rest. 1861", all 3-light chamfered stone mullions without hood moulds, entrance centre right with square headed doorway, late C20 door in period style. Reconstructed stone mullions in returns, 2 single light windows inserted right gable end. Interior not seen. The Masters and Day Map of Somerset published 1782 shows a house of some importance at Fyfett, but whether it is this dwelling or one that formerly stood to the south is not clear. There are monuments in Otterford churchyard to the Willie family of Fyfett.

Listing NGR: ST2477613149


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