Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1060516

Date first listed: 17-May-1985

Statutory Address: ROWFORD HOUSE


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Statutory Address: ROWFORD HOUSE

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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane (District Authority)

Parish: Cheddon Fitzpaine

National Grid Reference: ST 23671 27805


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5/47 Rowford House


Farmhouse. Probably C17, alterations dated 1787 and 1913, also enlarged mid C19. Render grooved as ashlar over cob and rubble, red sandstone randon rubble right gable end, brick extension at rear, slate roof, pantiled kitchen wing, each C20 yellow brick stacks gable ends, between second and third bays right and in centre of kitchen wing. Plan: 3 cell and cross passage altered to 2 cell and hall, enlarged 2 bays right, single storey kitchen wing added, outshot raised to 2 storeys early C20. Two storeys, 7 bays; first floor early C20 12-pane sash windows, ground floor 16-pane sash windows flanking entrance, raking buttress right, two 2-light casements in end bays, entrance half glazed double door, left of buttress 3 bays trellis work wooden verandah, asbestos slate and corrugated plastic roof; single storey kitchen wing left, 2-light casement and plank door with set back addition right. The left gable end carries 2 date stones: IC 1787 and EM(usgrave), 1913 the latter alterations are said to have been the result of a fire. The evolution of the house shows similarities with Glebe Farmhouse (qv).

Listing NGR: ST2367127805


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