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FARTHINGS AND ABUTTING WALL FRONTING ROAD

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FARTHINGS AND ABUTTING WALL FRONTING ROAD

List entry Number: 1060465

Location

FARTHINGS AND ABUTTING WALL FRONTING ROAD

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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Norton Fitzwarren

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-May-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 270652

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List entry Description

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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 (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, May 1974).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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 20039 27022

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