BIRD'S FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1060416

Date first listed: 10-Aug-1983

Statutory Address: BIRD'S FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address: BIRD'S FARMHOUSE

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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane (District Authority)

Parish: North Curry

National Grid Reference: ST 29759 25551

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History

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Details

NORTH CURRY CP ST22NE KNAPP

1/53 Bird's Farmhouse

10.8.83 - II

Farmhouse. C16, incorporating part of medieval hall house, enlarged one room north C18, altered subsequently, undergoing restoration and enlargement one room south-west at time of survey (December 1984). Some cob and rubble rendered, tile hung first floor south front, hipped roofs left to original block and to C20 addition, triple Roman tiles, external brick stack right gable end, centre of east front and at north end. Irregular T-plan, lying north-south, earlier part L-plan extended north, C20 addition south-west. South front: 2 storeys, 1:2 bays; C20 addition left set back, all C20 windows, right angular dormer oriel, ground floor one window left in addition, 2 to right of porch, right return wing of 2 bays with outshot. Interior not seen, said to contain in right hand room of south front steeply chamfered 6-panel compartment ceiling pointed arch door frame giving access to rear 2-cell wing, centre fine moulded 6-panel compartment ceiling with unusual arrangement of moulded wooden lintel to fireplace set on moulded timber side posts with a moulded shelf above, base of a cruck post in east wall and fine moulded 4-centred arch door frame to right of fireplace. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, January 1981).

Listing NGR: ST2975925551

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 270837

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in January, (1981)

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