FARTHINGS AND ABUTTING WALL FRONTING ROAD

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1060465

Date first listed: 17-May-1985

Statutory Address: FARTHINGS AND ABUTTING WALL FRONTING ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: FARTHINGS AND ABUTTING WALL FRONTING ROAD

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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane (District Authority)

Parish: Norton Fitzwarren

National Grid Reference: ST 20039 27022

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History

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Details

ST22NW NORTON FlTZWARREN CP LANGFORD

5/144 Farthings and abutting wall fronting road



GV II

Farmhouse, now dwelling. Late medieval, ceiled late C16-early C17, gable ends thought to have been rebuilt, restored late C20. Rendered over cob and rubble, double Roman tiled roof, overhanging eaves with soffit board on North front, large external lateral stack on South front, brick stack rising below West gable end, right return. L-plan, open hall ceiled to 3 cell and cross passage with agricultural wing adjoing West gable end fronting road. North front: 2 storeys, all C20 leaded windows, 2-light casement first floor right, ground floor 2-light mullioned and transomed window left of entrance with remains of 4-light cinquefoil headed mullion above, large pointed arch chamfered doorframe, C19 plank floor, raking buttress left and on left return. Long right wing fronting onto road continued for about 6, is rendered cob wall about 2m high, Rear elevation, depressed 4-centre arched chamferd doorframe to cross passage. Interior not sighted: said to contain remains of stud and-panel screen with central square headed entrance to hall, which with parlour said to contain unusual arrangement of ceiling beams, 3 pairs of framed jointed cruck trusses with evidence of smoke blackening, unusual framing to truss above kitchen end of cross-passage. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, May 1974).

Listing NGR: ST2003927022

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 270652

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in May, (1974)

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