BUTCOMBE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1129229
Date first listed:
12-Dec-1984
Statutory Address:
BUTCOMBE FARMHOUSE, ALDWICK LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BUTCOMBE FARMHOUSE, ALDWICK LANE

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

District:
North Somerset (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Butcombe
National Grid Reference:
ST 50362 60816

Details

ST 56 SW BUTCOMBE C.P. ALDWICK LANE (north side)

6/58 Butcombe Farmhouse 12.12.84 II*

Farmhouse. Possible C15 core with C16 and C17 alterations and additions. Roughcast to south front, coursed rubble with large square rusticated flush quoins to rear. Stone copings, pantile roofs. L shaped plan with cross passage. Irregular garden front of 3 separate elements: central section with hall and passage, right hand addition at right angles with grand solar and further addition to left hand containing parlour. 2 storeys. Left hand section of 2 windows, those to the ground floor under segmental heads all with large pane C19 casements. Central section of 2 windows with similar fenestration. Right hand wing also with similar fenestration but in addition a small ogee-headed window below the eaves to light a stair turret. Round-headed studded plank door to left hand in centre section. Further C19 door with marginal glazing and flat hood on carved brackets to right hand wing and on the east wall, another ogee-headed light to garderobe projection. Steeply gabled roofs with 3 ridge stacks. Rear C17 service wing. Interior. 2 oak framed doorways between lobby and parlour, possibly C15. Studded plank door to passage. Large inglenook in hall and chamfered cross beams. Moulded stone architrave to solar doorway with studded plank door, similar door with Tudor arch to newel stair in solar, also 6 panel compartmented ceiling and Tudor arched fireplace. (Unpublished VAG report by E.H.D. Williams, February 1985).

Listing NGR: ST5036260816

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
33926
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Williams, E H D , 'Report of the Somerset Vernacular Architecture Group' in Report of the Somerset Vernacular Architecture Group, ()

Legal

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

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Date: 31 May 2002
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