Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1060407

Date first listed: 21-Feb-1986

Statutory Address: PERRIS


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Statutory Address: PERRIS

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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane (District Authority)

Parish: Hatch Beauchamp

National Grid Reference: ST 30044 20278


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12/25 Perris



Famhouse now dwelling. Late medieval, ceiled C16, mainly refenestrated and enlarged late C20. Said to be timber framed originally, replaced with rendered random rubble masonry partially roughcast, on rubble plinth, squared and coursed blue lias in rebuilt west gable end, steeply pitched clay tile roof, rebuilt stone stack right gable end, brick left gable end and to right of cross passage. Plan: said to be single ended open hall house with buttery and pantry to right of cross passage, enlarged one room east in late medieval period, hall ceiled and south east addition subsequently rebuilt. One and a half storeys, 3-bays, gabled dormers rising from eaves, one to left of entrance on early C19 leaded iron casement with quadrant stays, ground floor 3 windows left of entrance, 3 right including small 3-light octagonal mullioned casement centre, gabled clay tiled rustic wooden porch with C20 door. Interior not seen. Said to contain remains of smoke blackened jointed cruck truss roof with some wind bracing, wattle and daub partitions in upper storey with chamfered peaked door frame, stud and panel screen to right of cross passage, one blocked doorway and one chamfered peaked doorframe, reset C16 and Cl7 panelling to left another peaked door frame , 6-panel compartment ceiling with 4-panel in west end room, all with steeply chamfered beams and chamfered lintel and jambs to fireplaces. Described as of "outstanding interest in that it provides the best evidence yet seen for solid walls replacing timber frame in farmhouses". (VA6 Report, unpublished SRO, March 1983).

Listing NGR: ST3004120278


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Legacy System number: 270808

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