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SMOKEY

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: SMOKEY

List entry Number: 1060477

Location

SMOKEY, LANGFORD LANE

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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Staplegrove

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: 270677

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History

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Details

ST22NW STAPLEGROVE CP LANGFORD LANE (South side)

5/240 Smokey

GV II

House. Probably late medieval, ceiled late C16, South end rebuilt, altered mid C20. Rendered over cob, pantiled roof, half hipped on cross wings; brick stacks centre of cross wing and C20 stack right gable end. T-plan, internal evolution not clear, possibly open hall lying North-South with 2 storey service wing attached East West, open tall subsequently ceiled with central stack and winder stair to right. North front: 2 and one and a half storeys, assorted C20 fenestrations gable end left and on return, one dormer in wing right, ground floor gable end lit, and on return, entrance in wing with 2 windows to right, C20 medieval-style door, similar on right return gable end. interior: cross passage with stud partition right, one room at lower end, 2 prior to C20 alterations, base posts of cruel trusses visible, lateral chamfered beam with scroll stops, corbelled chamfered lintel to West gable end fireplaca, stairs previously to right where now doorway; Northern end of crosswing, framed 4-panel compartment ceiling, chamfered lintel to fireplace, remains of winder stair in situ to right, depressed 4 centred arch doorways here above on first floor, chamfered lintel to bedroom fireplace above, 4 pairs of jointed cruck trusses, similar trusses in service wing, both roofs with deviant trusses. Apex of roof not sighted so not clear as to when smoke blackered. An unusual plan far Somerset and a very interesting house. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, Sept 1972; illustrated in Edmunds, Your Country Cottage, 1970).

Listing NGR: ST2108527561

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Edmunds, , Your Country Cottage, (1970)
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in September, (1972)

National Grid Reference: ST 21085 27561

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