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DUMPERS FARMHOUSE

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: DUMPERS FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1129618

Location

DUMPERS FARMHOUSE, DUMPERS LANE

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

County:

District: Bath and North East Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Chew Magna

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Sep-1960

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 32931

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History

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Details

ST 56 SE CHEW MAGNA C.P. DUMPER'S LANE (north side)

3/37 Dumper's Farmhouse 21.9.60 II

Farmhouse, now house. C15 origin (probably open-hall house) floored and hall stack built C16, kitchen wing to rear of C17 and alterations to front left of house, C19 and C20 alterations. Sandstone rubble with limestone dressings, brick, pantiled roofs with some double Roman tiles, ridge and gable stacks (some C20 replacements) and raised coped verges. Through passage, irregular T-plan formed by rear wing. 2 storeys and 4 windows, ground floor has 2 replacement 16-pane sashes to left and two 20-pane sashes to right, all with segmental heads, off-centre (towards left) (19 gabled porch with C20 door, ridge stack to right of porch, first floor has four 20-pane sashes under eaves. Left return has C20 glazed door to right, 2-light casement with replacement stone mullion to left, C20 9-pane sash at first floor left, sash to right, C20 conservatory at ground floor. Right return has external weathered stack, all windows cusped ogee-headed with C20 leaded lights, ground floor right C20 replacement; ground floor has single light to left, 2-light to right, first floor has narrow single light to left and 2-light to right, attic has single light to right, kneelers. Rear to left of wing has 2-light casement at ground floor and under eaves of different sizes; to right, catslide roof and tall narrow 2-storey addition in brick, C20 door and 2 windows at ground floor, first floor of addition has 2-light casement with segmental head. Rear wing has to left two 2-light casements at ground floor and one under eaves, to right, 2-light casement at ground floor and one under eaves, single-storey lean to at rear with double-Roman tiled roof and door, curved open projection and gable stack. Interior: front range has 2 rooms to right, of original house, formerly with passage along rear; through passage and end room to left. Front right room has framed ceiling of 4 panels with roll moulding and hollow chamfer to beams, rear beam has mortices for former screen, wall-plate on rear wall with deep chamfer, stone fireplace with moulded and stopped jambs. Central room has similar 4-panel framed ceiling and moulded wall- plates, lower moulded beam to rear, fine fireplace backing on to passage, heavy timber lintel about 3 metres long, with cusped trefoil-headed carved panel to end right, missing to left, stone jambs and oven recess to left, moulded mantel; winder stair to rear of centre room. Through passage has stone-flagged floor, narrower chamfered beams. Rear kitchen has narrow chamfered beams, heavy timber lintel to fireplace with stone jambs, C19 cast iron oven door. At first floor only 3 principal members visible, roof not accessible but said to contain 2 smoke- blackened trusses over 2 rooms to right. (Sources: Williams, E.H.D. : unpublished survey RCHM).

Listing NGR: ST5741562936

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National Grid Reference: ST 57365 62940

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